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Water-Sanitation And Hygiene


“Water and Sanitation can Reduce Deaths

Ghana has made significant progress providing access to improved water sources to many people and eliminating Guinea worm from the country .However, despite these successes, about 4,000 Ghanaian children die each year from diarrhea, even more die from pneumonia, and about 23% of Ghanaian children suffer from stunting (chronic malnutrition linked to poor water and sanitation). Five million Ghanaians still use water from unsafe sources.
Water and sanitation can reduce deaths
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Hand washing can reduce diarrhea and pneumonia by up to 50%, yet less than 15% of Ghanaian households have hand washing facilities. Improved sanitation can reduce diarrhea rates by 36%, but only 15% of Ghanaians have access to improved sanitation, well short of the 2015 goal of 54%. One in five Ghanaians have no access to a toilet and defecate in the open, with open defecation rates over 70% in Northern Ghana, reflecting significant national inequalities.
Millennium Child Support Group’s rights-based approach to water, sanitation and hygiene addresses these challenges through support to the Government of Ghana for both on-ground interventions and the creation of an enabling environment.




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Millennium Child Support Group is charitable and non-governmental organization (NGO) for nonpartisan programs that seek to promote the rights of children, defend human rights and rule of law, support freedom of information, accountability and transparency. Basically, we are dedicated to improving the quality of lives of underprivileged children to develop their full potential through good Health Care, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Education to prevent and report Child Sexual Abuse online
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