Almighty Ganges-Can We!

In south Asian region over 75 percent of the people live in rural areas, those have little access to safe potable water systems. Until, recently, people depended more on surface water which was exposed to microbial contamination resulting in water related disease like gastroenteritis, typhoid, dysentery, cholera, infectious hepatitis, infant diarrhoeas, and skin diseases and [...]

Putting the spotlight on maternal health

Yesterday it was Mother’s day and for many it means getting Mom a card, some flowers or a gift that show her how much we care and appreciate all she has done to make us the people we are today. For mothers in developing countries it is also a day in which they most often [...]

Mental health and Millennium Development Goals

There is growing recognition within the international community that mental health is one of the most neglected yet essential development issues in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). According to the United Nations report, persons with mental and psychosocial disabilities represent a significant proportion of the world’s population. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on [...]

LIBERIA: President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Reaffirms Support To WASH Sector

The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has reaffirmed her government’s support to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector of the Country. The commitment by the President, is said to be part of efforts by the Liberian Government to shape and drive the re-development of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in [...]

Re-viewing JMP on MDGs!

The JMP (Joint Monitoring Programme) for Water Supply and Sanitation serves as the official mechanism of the United Nations for monitoring access to drinking-water and sanitation, and for reporting globally on the status of Drinking-Water and Sanitation coverage. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet [...]

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