oa CSIR Science Scope - Addressing rural health and poverty through water sanitation and hygiene : the interface : human-environment
|Article Title||Addressing rural health and poverty through water sanitation and hygiene : the interface : human-environment|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Hilda Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
|Pages||42 - 43|
Unsafe water supply, poor sanitation and hygiene constitute the third most significant risk factor for poor health in developing countries with high mortality rates. Women play a crucial role in the use and management of the water resources and sanitation at the household level. A CSIR study looks into the extent of the challenge faced by women in rural areas.
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