World Health Assembly: Teetering on the brink of eradicating global disease

May 16, 2011

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WaterAid, May 2011

This year at the World Health Assembly, WaterAid is is calling for urgent action on two debilitating water-borne diseases: guinea worm and cholera, both of which have devastating effects in poor countries. "Half of the developing world's hospital beds are filled with patients suffering from sanitation and water-related diseases, compounding the challenges faced by over-burdened and under-resourced health systems."

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