Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wastewater an untapped resource in COVID-19 fight

Investing in wastewater treatment could improve availability of water resources but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are not prioritizing it even as the region grapples with water scarcity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera kills over 2,300 in Nigeria's worst outbreak in years

Cholera has killed more than 2,300 people and infected thousands more, mostly children, in Nigeria since the start of the year, a senior health official said on Monday, in the nation's worst outbreak in years.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera kills 55 people in northern Mozambique

A cholera outbreak has killed 55 people affected by a jihadist violence since the end of last year in northern Mozambique, UNICEF said Wednesday.

Health

We should talk more about toilets

The United Nations designated 19 November as World Toilet Day to raise awareness that 4.2 billion people live without access to safe sanitation, including in Indonesia.

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