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Water and Health

An article from WHO to explain drinking water and health issues.
Please take a quick review of this article: Water and health from WHO. Safe and proper quality of drinking water is important. In the previous step, we learned the progress to produce safe drinking water. Through this article, we would like you to know the drinking water status worldwide, including the service of drinking water, and related health issues. Lack of access to clean water can lead to waterborne diseases, economic hardship, and other negative impacts on communities and individuals.

Worldwide refers to the global scope of the issue of access to clean water. Although many countries have made progress in providing access to clean water, there are still significant challenges to achieving universal access, particularly in low-income countries and in areas affected by conflict or environmental challenges. The WHO and other organizations work to address these challenges on a global scale.

Share and learn:

  • What’s the main health issue due to drinking water?
  • How does it infect public health?
  • Is there any threats to public health in your country dues to drinking water?

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Sustainable Development in Health and Ecology

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