Guinea Worm :: April Davies podcast

Guinea Worm is an abhorrent disease that only affects four countries in the world, all of which are in Sub Saharan Africa. is working in one of them, Ghana. International Programs Manager April Davies discusses how the worm spreads through unsafe water, what happens after it has been reproduced inside the body, and how to help people combat the disease. [3 min]

Capital city: Accra
Population of 25.7 million
7 million rural lack water
2.5 million urban lack water
22.2 million have no sanitation services
5% infant mortality
28.5% live in poverty
Ghana provides innovative, market-based solutions that change lives every day through safe water and sanitation.

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