Thursday, 19 June 2014

Water and diseases

Scabies, an infection of the skin caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, is an example of:
a) Water borne diseases
b) Water washed disease
c) Water based disease
d) Water related disease

Answer: Water washed disease
(http://who.int/water_sanitation_health/dwq/S01.pdf)
Explanation:

💐Water and Sanitation related Diseases:
🎯Water-borne diseases-Diseases transmitted by water)
Cholera
Typhoid
Bacillary dysentery
Infectious hepatitis
Giardiasis
Water-washed diseases- Caused by lack of water
Scabies;
Skin sepsis and ulcers
Yaws
Leprosy
Lice and thypus
Trachoma
Dysenteries
Ascariasis
🎯Water based diseases:
Schistomiasis
Dracunuliasis
Bilharziosis
Filariasis
Threadworm
🎯Water-related insect vector diseases:
Yellow fever
Dengue fever
Bancroftian filariasis
Malaria
Onchocerciasis

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