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, January 29, 2013
Our survey of the communities and diarrheal disease this past summer will be published shortly. Dr. Alexander will first meet with both the medical staff in the region and the traditional leaders to share the findings of the study and identify feedback on study conclusions. Developing partnerships with communities is an essential component of developing community capacity to lead health improvement initiatives. Research cannot be of relevance unless it shared and discussed with those who own the problems and must implement solutions.