A new national holiday? My vote's for World Toilet Day
- Cholera bacteria is found in Jersey. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;09/25/2000-10/09/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p17
Reports on the results of a series of tests which determined the presence of the cholera bacteria, Vibrio cholerae, in a lagoon in Ocean City, New Jersey where a victim reported swimming before his diagnosis with the disease.
- Canadians take to the streets to support clean cities. // Asian Pacific Post;8/15/2013, p10
The article reports on a clean-up campaign held in various cities in Canada in 2013, which was participated by garbage, recycling and composting bag manufacturer GLAD Canada.
- Why mothers are losing their children. // Catholic Digest;Jul2011, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p12
The article discusses the problem of water related illnesses which arise due to lack of sanitation and offers information on the services provided by the nonprofit organization called Charity: Water, which aims to provide access to safe drinking water.
- Multiple Transmission Pathways and Disease Dynamics in a Waterborne Pathogen Model. Tien, Joseph H.; Earn, David J. D. // Bulletin of Mathematical Biology;Aug2010, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p1506
Multiple transmission pathways exist for many waterborne diseases, including cholera, Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Campylobacter. Theoretical work exploring the effects of multiple transmission pathways on disease dynamics is incomplete. Here, we consider a simple ODE model that extends the...
- Cholera threatens millions left homeless by typhoon. Michael Howie // Evening Standard;11/18/2013, p26
FOUR million Filipinos made homeless by Typhoon Haiyan were today facing a growing threat from water-borne diseases such as cholera and typhoid.
- Sanitation for all. Narain, Sunita // Nature;6/14/2012, Vol. 486 Issue 7402, p185
The author discusses the need for India to reinvent its toilet technologies and finish its waste systems to address its problem of water contamination caused by sewage. She says that as of 2012, over 87% of Indian people in cities have toilet access, but incomplete and leaking sewage systems...
- The Effect of Infrastructure on Water-Related Diseases in Rural African Communities. Bates, Victoria // Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal;Jul2012, Vol. 8, p1
Water-related diseases are still a leading cause of death in developing countries. Though the relationship between water-related disease mortality rates and water sanitation and hygiene measures is well documented, the means to provide proper water and sanitation treatment remain elusive. This...
- Association of water-borne diseases morbidity pattern and water quality in parts of Ibadan City, Nigeria. OGUNTOKE, O.; ABODERIN, O. J.; BANKOLE, A. M. // Tanzania Journal of Health Research;Dec2009, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p189
Occurrence of diarrhoea and other water-borne diseases in cities of developing countries has been on the increase over the decades largely due to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene among human population. This study examined the relationship between the spatial pattern of...
- Poor sanitation killing over 200,000 kids each year. // Asian Pacific Post;2/28/2008, p27
The article focuses on the impact of poor sanitation on children in East Asia. According to Almud Weitz, regional team leader of the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Programme in East Asia and the Pacific, more than 200,000 children in the region die every year due to water-borne diseases such...