Worldwide it is estimated that 1.8 million people die annually from diarrheal disease.
Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012
Lifesaver USA has launched a new program aimed at decreasing the incidence of diarrheal disease with the State Government of Assam, India. In this partnership the State Government will deploy Lifesavers industry leading clean water technology throughout all State hospitals as the first step in creating a “diarrhea free Assam.”
“Most of our health programs are reactionary. Using products like Lifesaver will allow us to focus on disease prevention” noted Assam State Minister for Health, Family Welfare, and Education Sri Himantha Bisma Sharma. “By preventing diarrhea we will saves lives and state resources used for providing treatment. We won’t need to spend money on antibiotics and hospital beds” continued Bisma Sharma. “I call on us all to commit to making Assam a diarrhea free state” concluded Bisma Sharma.
“Water borne disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability in developing countries. Worldwide it is estimated that 1.8 million people die annually from diarrheal disease. In Assam alone 8% of the population reported having diarrhea in the preceding two weeks according to a recent survey” commented Richard VanderBurg of Lifesaver USA. “Deploying Lifesaver jerrycans and bottles will provide complete protection against water borne bacteria, viruses, and protozoa” continued VanderBurg.
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