Statistics reveal that the lack of access to clean water and basic sanitation affects more than 2.6 billion people globally, and kills more children than malaria, HIV/AIDS and TB combined.
Also, 4,000 children under the age of five die every day from preventable illnesses such as diarrhea, typhoid, ch***ra and dysentery.
In Nigeria, diarrhea is the second largest killer of children, causing as many as 17 percent of the deaths of those under the age of five. This… Continue
Posted on March 28, 2010 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments