Essential for life can turn to become an enemy, when it's quality goes unmonitored.
Most common type of waterborne diseases and mode of transmission are:
1. Typhoid fever = Fecal-oral.
2. Cholera = Fecal-oral.
3. Acute Gastroenteritis=Fecal-oral, person-to-person.
4. Infectious hepatitis=Fecal-oral, person-to-person.
5. Amebiasis=Fecal-oral, person-to-person.
2. High fever
4. A headache
7. Anorexia [loss of appetite]
9. Abdominal pain
10. Muscle cramps
11. Tenesmus [feeling of needing to pass stool]
12. Dark urine, jaundice, enlarged liver in hepatitis.
1. Hand hygiene practice
2. Awareness programs and health education related to cleanliness & hygiene
3. Treatment of carrier individuals
4. Secure drinking water from contamination
5. Treatment of surface water
6. A mass treatment plan to halt epidemic outbreaks.