Lack of water, broken toilets plague health facilities in Liberia: charity



DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than two years after the world's worst Ebola outbreak began in West Africa, health facilities in Liberia are struggling to operate due to a lack of running water and functioning toilets, sanitation charity WaterAid said on Friday.
In West Point slum in the capital Monrovia, which was quarantined during the Ebola epidemic, health workers say water shortages and overflowing toilets are putting patients at risk of infection and disease, according to WaterAid.
Nurses have to stop mid-treatment to fetch water and patients are having to relieve themselves... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Reuters
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