ERIC Number: ED241145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Can Water Mean Health?
Black, Maggie, Ed.
UNICEF News, Issue 116/1983/2
This issue of UNICEF News explores the theme of connections between water and health in developing countries. The introductory article discusses prospects for improving health through water projects during the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (1981-90). Subsequent articles focus on (1) effects of a piped water supply on village life in Mozambique; (2) UNICEF help in providing water in Burma's Central Dry Zone; (3) social effects of piped water supply among Pakistani highland villagers; (4) effects of unclean water and poor sanitation on the health of children and women in the Third World and ways deficiencies are being remedied; (5) a UNICEF-assisted health information project in Imo State, Eastern Nigeria; (6) a handpump maintenance and preventive health training program for community leaders in Bokaga village, Cameroon; (7) traditional personal hygiene practices of women of the southern Sudan; (8) UNICEF assistance in restoring clean water to towns and villages in South Lebanon; (9) the need for health education to insure the best use of newly installed latrines among Tanzanian villagers; and (10) developmental education programs in schools. (RH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Burma; Cameroon; Development Education; Lebanon; Mozambique; Nigeria; Pakistan