Navigation Links
USAID and Rotary Clubs Join to Provide Clean Water and Improved Sanitation Worldwide
Date:3/18/2009

Collaboration merges Rotary's grassroots strength with agency's technical expertise

ISTANBUL, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Rotary International (RI) are teaming up to save lives by bringing clean drinking water and basic sanitation to communities in the developing world. The partnership was announced today at the World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, in celebration of the March 22nd observance of World Water Day.

This public-private alliance will leverage the resources of both organizations to implement sustainable, long-term water supply, sanitation, and hygiene projects in three countries: Dominican Republic, Ghana, and the Philippines. Other countries will follow based on the success of these pilot programs. Alliance activities in each country will be funded jointly by USAID and Rotary International, with an expected minimum of $2 million per country in the initial phase.

USAID Acting Administrator Alonzo Fulgham noted, "The service ethic and commitment of Rotary clubs in these countries will be complemented by USAID's development expertise and technical leadership. This partnership will yield a significant, sustainable increase in water supply and sanitation coverage for the planet's poorest and most vulnerable populations."

Former Rotary International President William B. Boyd, chair of the collaboration's steering committee, added "We intend this joint effort to be a model for future alliances with other strategic partners and in this way to enhance our contribution to world understanding, goodwill, and peace."

Worldwide, more than one billion people lack access to reliable sources of safe water, and twice that many lack access to sanitary human waste disposal systems, creating an environment that allows the disease-poverty cycle to thrive. Each year, more than 1.8 million peo
'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Agency for International Development
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. USAID Provides Additional Wildfire Assistance to Greece
2. USAID Assistant Administrator Hess Travels to Southern Africa
3. New USAID grant helps Georgetown meet unmet family planning needs worldwide
4. USAID Announces First Malaria Communities Program Grants
5. USAID Sends Emergency Assistance to Djibouti for Cholera
6. From Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health on the Observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance
7. USAID Launches a $60 Million Child-Spacing and Reproductive-Health Program in Pakistan
8. USAID Awards $70 Million for the Prevention and Treatment of Obstetric Fistula
9. USAID Fights Neglected Tropical Diseases
10. The Female Health Company Receives USAID DELIVER PROJECT Order for 6.1 Million Units
11. USAID Implements Behavior Change and Social Marketing Program in Rwanda
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... a head-to-head comparison, an experimental drug was more effective ... heart failure patients. According to the study authors, ... benefit of the new drug, dubbed LCZ696. ... standard medication, enalapril (Vasotec), either died or were hospitalized ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Watching action shows ... study contends. People eat much more snack food while ... to the Cornell University researchers. "We find that if ... see more action too," study author Aner Tal, of the ... release. "In other words, the more distracting the program is, ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Currently, scientists continue ... treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), which reflects their ... regarding the diagnosis of the disease, especially in ... appropriate diagnostic tests. In 2014, after decades ... breakthroughs in the medicine world, there are still ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... More than 200 Lipitor lawsuit ( ... litigation that continues to progress in the U.S. District ... , A federal Case List published on August ... cholesterol medication by plaintiffs who developed Type 2 diabetes ... Inc. failed to adequately warn patients and their doctors ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 The B-cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) ... major markets (the US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and ... billion by 2018. , The competitive landscape in the ... Spain and the UK is poised to undergo a ... the four largest B-cell NHL indications, which includes Diffuse ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says 2Health News:Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says 3Health News:Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline? 2Health News:Early Stage Minimally Invasive Candidate AD Biomarkers Reviewed in New Study by Biopharm Reports Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Early Stage Minimally Invasive Candidate AD Biomarkers Reviewed in New Study by Biopharm Reports Available at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4
... who self-paid for their antiretroviral medications experienced interruptions ... or supply logistical disruptions. These treatment interruptions led ... in patients. ,These findings by a ... Institute at Makerere University, Kampala, and UCSF are ...
... 135-2 to pass (HB 1098) a Senate-approved bill that would ... until 2011, the New York Times reports.// ,Gov. ... that mandates that all girls entering the sixth grade beginning ... the executive order will allow parents who do not want ...
... least 3 years after undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) ... cell// research, according to a report. ,The ... of the report, was the complete and clear explanation ... legal advisor and embryologist, which helped couples navigate the ...
... Institute is seeking to raise glaucoma awareness among Mexican-Americans,// who ... Casa Grande Valley Dispatch reports. ,Mexican-Americans over ... family history of glaucoma all face a higher risk for ... the most common form glaucoma. ,The rate ...
... music and witty tales kept Delhi audiences enthralled as spiritual ... happiness and peace. ,Far from being a moral ... Thursday on 'Circus of the mind' was a simple talk ... is a very well-coordinated activity made to look like a ...
... The amount Americans spent on arthritis medications more than ... number of people// with the disease, increases in the ... inflation-adjusted cost per prescription, according to a new study ... a six-year study of U.S. arthritis patients and the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Resistance to Anti-HIV Drugs in Uganda Developed Due to Drug Supply Problems 2Health News:Many Couples Choose to Donate Surplus Embryos for Stem Cell Research 2Health News:Mind Control is the Key to Happiness: Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev 2Health News:Treatment Cost for Arthritis on the Rise: Study 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Pipeline Insight 2014" report to their offering. ... is one of the largest segments of pharmaceuticals industry. The ... while the available therapies were unable to meet the market ... market for CNS disorder, especially over the past two decades. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)...   Vittamed Corporation , a neurodiagnostics medical device company ... T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi , MD, DmedSc, MPH, MBA, ... " Teo Forcht Dagi is an ... and venture capital," said Remis Bistras , President and ... clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise to our Board." ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report ... a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that results in demyelination, ... because of an abnormal response by the immune system, ... It is a potentially debilitating disease in which the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US CNS Disorders Drug Pipeline Insight 2014 2Vittamed Adds Prominent Neurosurgeon and Venture Capitalist T. Forcht Dagi to Board of Directors 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 3
... Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that ... making a presentation to investors at the Citi Investment ... Mr. Merlo is scheduled to present at 2:10 pm ... webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through ...
... NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 Two studies ... that an improved method for performing the standard upper endoscopy ... year increases the detection of pre-cancerous cells in the esophagus ... percent over the last 25 years, making it the fastest ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Improved Endoscopy Method Increases Detection of Esophageal Pre-Cancer by Over 40 Percent 2Improved Endoscopy Method Increases Detection of Esophageal Pre-Cancer by Over 40 Percent 3Improved Endoscopy Method Increases Detection of Esophageal Pre-Cancer by Over 40 Percent 4
Keeler Professional Combi Retinoscope with new slimline handle and lithium or dry cell option....
System, English (Continental cord), 230 VAC....
300XL System, English (U.K. cord), 100-240 VAC....
Micro-mini fiber optic light....
Medicine Products: