Low-Cost Technology Prevents Infections, Reduces Diarrhea in Eritrea

In many resource-constrained settings, inadequate infrastructure and poor infection prevention practices make hospitals “hotbeds of infection transmission,” placing patients— particularly the most vulnerable—at risk ofhospital-acquired infections, with accompanying increases in costs of care, length of hospital stay, and even case fatality rates.

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Ensayo Electrodo Generador de Cloro

El generador de hipoclorito de sodio Aquaclor AC50, se propone como sistema alternativo de desinfección , recomendado específicamente a pequeñas comunidades o comunidades rurales. La producción electrolítica de cloro es un proceso bien conocido y actualmente se disponen de pequeñas celdas que han demostrado ser confiables, simples y de bajo costo de operación y mantenimiento. La solución de hipoclorito se obtiene mediante la electrólisis de una solución de salmuera.

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Jolivert Project Assessment

Rochelle Rainey, USAID and Daniele Lantagne, CDC – May 7-10, 2005

The Jolivert Safe Water for Families (JSWF) Project is an in-home water purification project for families in northern Haiti that began in September 2002 with 200 pilot project families. The project is located at, and sponsored by, the Missions of Love Clinic in Jolivert. Missions of Love, Incorporated is a faithbased NGO with headquarters in Hartford, Kentucky.

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Household Water Treatment

Chlorination – The Safe Water System Background 

Studies have shown that household water treatment and safe storage interventions improve water quality and reduce diarrheal disease incidence in developing countries. Five of these proven options – chlorination, solar disinfection, ceramic filtration, slow sand filtration, and flocculation/disinfection – are widely implemented in developing countries.

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Associated Press Worldstream

U.S.-based aid group introduces water purification solution in Afghanistan

A U.S. based non-governmental organization has introduced a new water purification solution in Afghanistan it hopes will save tens of thousands of lives by providing cheap, clean drinking water. The Washington, D.C.-based Population Services International, or PSI,
is helping market the product called Clorin, in the capital, Kabul. 

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