Quantifying the burden of disease associated with inadequate provision of water and sanitation in selected sub-Saharan refugee camps.

@article{Cronin2009QuantifyingTB,
  title={Quantifying the burden of disease associated with inadequate provision of water and sanitation in selected sub-Saharan refugee camps.},
  author={A. A. Cronin and D. Shrestha and P. Spiegel and F. Gore and Heiko Hering},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          557-68
        }
}
  • A. A. Cronin, D. Shrestha, +2 authors Heiko Hering
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of water and health
  • A WHO methodology is used for the first time to estimate the burden of disease directly associated with incomplete water and sanitation provision in refugee camps in sub-Saharan African countries. In refugee camps of seven countries, containing just fewer than 1 million people in 2005, there were 132,000 cases of diarrhoea and over 280,000 reported cases of malaria attributable to incomplete water and sanitation provision. In the period from 2005 to 2007 1,400 deaths were estimated to be… CONTINUE READING

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