Study: Control HIV by providing clean water to curb disease

04/24/2013 | SciDev.net

Providing clean drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa can help cut HIV transmission by curbing outbreaks of the waterborne disease schistosomiasis. Women with the disease are more susceptible to contracting HIV. "By reducing schistosomiasis transmission in Africa, [provision of] water, sanitation and health would reduce the prevalence of women at an increased risk of HIV infection due to genital schistosomiasis," said Martial Ndeffo Mbah, the lead researcher of the study.

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