BME301_HW3_2009 - BME 301, Spring 2009 Problem Set #3 Due:...

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1 BME 301, Spring 2009 Problem Set #3 Due: Thu. Feb. 26, 2009 Please cite any sources of information. Make sure to only use credible, primary sources of information. Answers should sufficiently address the question as succinctly as possible . Make sure that solutions are easy to find. 1. Access to water, and safe water, is a critical global health issue. WaterAid ( http://www.wateraid.org/ ) is an international charity whose mission is to "overcome poverty by enabling the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education". Using the resources on the WaterAid website, answer the following questions: (a) Consider some of the staggering statistics associated with water, sanitation, and hygiene. How many people in the world are estimated to not have access to safe water? How many children each year die as a result of unclean water, water-related diseases, and poor sanitation? (b) Now consider the sustainable technologies that WaterAid is implementing as part of its efforts to provide water resources to communities: http://www.wateraid.org/international/what_we_do/sustainable_technologies/default.asp
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BME301_HW3_2009 - BME 301, Spring 2009 Problem Set #3 Due:...

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