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.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The team works hard to gather data regarding the occurrence of antibiotic resistance in the human population as they work closely with the hospital staff. Data are compared to our environmental microbial resistance assessments. Human health is linked in complex ways to the health of the ecosystem. Understanding the linkages connecting humans and the natural environment is key to identifying ways to manage these systems in a holistic manner.