Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Growing risk of Cholera in Zimbabwe

With the onset of the rains in Zimbabwe, the risk of waterborne diseases is on the rise. The inability of vulnerable rural populations to access safe water and basic sanitation exacerbates the risk. To read more click here. The 2008/9 Cholera outbreak infected nearly 100,000 and 4,000 people died. Today, especially in rural Zimbabwe, many are still ignorant of how waterborne diseases are spread. Your support for ASAP's disease prevention training through rural Health clubs is desperately needed now. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" - and saves lives!

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