TITLE

Oil, water and health care -- a difficult mix

AUTHOR(S)
Appiah, Bernard
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/5/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 6, pE325
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on water and health care problems in Dixcove, Ghana. It says that the establishment of water project in the area in 2010 helped the Nana Hima Dekyi Hospital to access water. It states that the area turned to be an oil boomtown in 2007, however, oil productions led to endemic water problem and health hazards. It also cites the creation of the nonprofit Rhythm International Foundation by Canadian nurse Michelle Labossiere Brandt to improve the area's only hospital.
ACCESSION #
60160445

 

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