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PP22Diarrhea09.ppt - drink. Clean water as a global issue

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Infant and Child Mortality from
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Diarrhea Major preventable cause of infant mortality n Many causes n Treated with oral rehydration therapy -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOiTI_D9 (Cambodian public health information campaign) Does not treat disease Resupplies body with water, sugar, sodium, and potassium n Infant deaths due to diarrhea have been decreasing world-wide
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LACK OF MEDICAL CARE Treatment of underlying disease n Oral rehydration therapy
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SHORTAGE OR LACK OF CLEAN WATER The United Nations says that: n Water-related diseases are the major cause of death world-wide n 4,000 children die each day as a result of diseases caused by ingestion of filthy water (UN) n Four out of every 10 people in the world, particularly those in Africa and Asia, do not have clean water to
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Unformatted text preview: drink. Clean water as a global issue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R_vpNQ0fJc Not just in the third world http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcjFryjDTd8 Myanmar (Burma) -- chlorine treatment of personal water supply http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNjZnaRn6yI&feature=channel WASTE DISPOSAL AND USE OF RAW WASTE FOR FERTILIZER Indian public service ad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml_lFT n Composting toilets http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YV-1T THE NEW PARADIGM Arno Rosemarin PROMOTION OF INFANT FORMULA IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Intense advertising by multinational corporations (Nestle the biggest) n Free samples in hospitals n Women cannot produce breast milk when formula runs out n Cant afford formula n Cant find clean water to mix it with...
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