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January 2008 cover image
Life depends on water.....and so does health.
About 80% of the world's people live in places where the only available water is unsafe. In many countries, polluted water accounts for more sickness than all other causes of disease combined. In all countries there is need for improvement of water supplies.
Public Health Survey,
French Equitorial Africa
Photo: Pierre Pittet (WHO 4430)