Botswana Water Quality and Health: This multidisciplinary project is focused on investigating the coupled human and ecological drivers influencing water quality and the health of both human and animal populations in the Chobe River Region of Botswana.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The diarrhea outbreak started in Chobe District in June. Dr. Alexander and Mr. Ramotadima survey households in the district villages to better understand who is affected and identify factors influencing diarrheal disease occurance.
Above, Dr. Alexander meets with female-headed households in Kazungula. Traditional knowledge of water and diarrheal disease provide important insight into this disease syndrome etiology and potential management.