The incidence of infectious and non-communicable diseases such as malaria, cholera, asthma, typhoid, bilharzia
, dysentery and acute respiratory infections will be high," said Dr Asuman Lukwago, the permanent secretary for the Health ministry, in a statement.
The 28-year-old British rider has suffered from the parasitic infection bilharzia
for at least the last four years.
He revealed: "At last I am free of the debilitating disease bilharzia
fwt oha Skewering fish in freshwater lakes took a heavy toll on Froome's health, however, as his startling progress on a bike was checked by fatigue and drowsiness - classic symptoms of the bilharzia
The only drugs - legal, of course - Froome takes are ones to treat the tropical disease bilharzia
a legacy of his upbringing in Kenya and South Africa.
The Bench Marks Foundation is also concerned about the appearance of bilharzia
warning signs [a parasite transmitted by snarls m contaminated water affecting children's growth an cognitive development] appearing next to surface water streams in Marikana.
He noted that the catastrophe started, when the Government had a campaign to treat Bilharzia
by injections, when the same syringes were used on more than one patient.
However, authorities strongly advise against bathing in it as snails that live in this water cause bilharzia
She was a 2010 Laureate for Africa and the Arab States, and the recipient of the 2010 UNESCO-L'Oreal Foundation Award for Women in Science for her work in developing a vaccine against the tropical parasitic disease bilharzia
, which affects over 200 million people in the tropics.
Traditionally, the fruits have been used in the treatment of liver and spleen diseases and known to kill the snails which carry schistosomiasis and bilharzia
You do not have to use a mosquito net, boil water, fear crocodiles or risk catching the debilitating disease bilharzia
in lakes and rivers.
Rare: Cancer of the Bladder/Kidney, Endocarditis, Anticoagulant Therapy, Bilharzia
(caused by a parasitic organism)
Also known as bilharzia
or "snail fever", this tropical parasitic disease affects over 200 million people, making it one of the most devastating epidemics in the world, second only to malaria.
One in fiv people on th planet has no access to safe drinking wa ter, and as toundingly, th diseases asso ciated wit dirty water dysentery, c era, typhoid bilharzia
- kill every 15 secon But Coventr dren's charity Global Care is working to change that statistic by supporting communities in Africa, Asia and Central America to create and maintain clean water sources.
In Africa invading hyacinth can also harbor the snails that carry bilharzia
(Schistosomiasis) and provide hiding places for crocodiles and snakes, increasing the risk of serious injury or death to water users.