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Access to Water, Access to Health

Access to Water, Access to Health

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD

Guest: James M. Hughes, MD

Are we headed towards a water crisis?  Directory of the Emory Center for Global Safe Water and professor of medicine and public health at Emory University joins host Dr. Maurice Pickard to discuss the global implications of not having clean water. He discusses the linkages between potable water, sanitation and health and the need to promote and facilitate appropriate hygienic behavior. The success of almost eradicating guinea worm shows that behavior modification can combat waterborne and vector-borne diseases.