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IMG_0001_NEW_0026 - and implement appropriate water systems...

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Water access and water quality 2.6 billion people are without improved sanitation facilities 3,600 childhood deaths per day lmprovements in Water Access Are Slow Who Are Not Being Reached? . lmprovements don't reach rural areas or poorest urban groups Lack of governmental and community resources needed to invest in piped water systems, wells, and sanitation Fecal-Oral transmission Routes Reducing the Burden of Disease 1@- improve stoves and switch to kerosene 2. Outdoor air pgjlUl.ion - eliminate lead '--____---- and two stroke engines, shift to natural gas l._gnitatiq - implement low-cost sanitation and behavior change interventions 4. Water supply - promote better hygiene
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Unformatted text preview: and implement appropriate water systems j-tYglene - enhance knowledge and practice of hygiene and hand washing Future Challenges Dealing with population growth Focusing on women and children 3. lmproving people's understanding of health and the environment 4. Taking action from outside of the health sector Main Messages 1. Environmental health issues have a large impact on the global burden of disease 2. The impacts occur at various levels 3. The risks of environmental factors are greatest for women and children 4. The risks of environmental impacts on health are greatest in the low-income countries of Africa and South Asia L. 2....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course HSCI 160 taught by Professor Kreis during the Fall '10 term at Simon Fraser.

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