make sure that they have a proper means of disposal. Doing this will reduce the amount of lead that contaminates soil and water. Water purification Having done that, the next step will be to treat all water that is consumed by people. This is something that should be done by health administrators. If all water is treated then the people will be sure that there will be no consumption of lead through water. Moreover, they should put water purification points to ensure that all water sources are catered for, even the ones they will not be able to reach. These water points will be mostly boreholes, wells and rain water that people tap in their houses. They should also advice people to have water purifiers in their homes to avoid consumption of lead water (Kazzi,et al., 2019). The other step will be to educate people with young children on how to keep anything contaminated by lead off their children’s hands and mouth. Avoiding lead contaminated objects These things are mostly contaminated soil and paint that is peeling off. Lastly, they should advise pregnant women and families with young children not to move in houses with old peeling paint and if they decide to, they should make sure that it is first of all repainted (Guo, Bowling, Bartram, & Kayser, 2017). The only budget that should be done is of purification which is something the administration of water and sanitation should do because it is one of the requirements and responsibilities of the government to make sure that the state is consuming safe and uncontaminated water.
LEAD CONTAMINATION 5 Impact on health care delivery system Dealing with the lead contamination on its core will ease the work of the healthcare delivery system. In Georgia, it has been one case after another of lead poisoning and the hospitals were flocking with people going through the same issues (Corley, & Mutiti, 2017).
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