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Management of the Arsenic Problem in Bangladesh : Some Challenges : statements, presented at International Learning Exchange : Arsenic in Bangladesh...

Management of the arsenic problem in Bangladesh : some challenges according to the statement of Dr. Suzanne Hanchett of the Planning Alternatives for Change, LLC1 as presented at the International Learning Exchange : Arsenic in Bangladesh,  organized by UNICEF Bangladesh and the Department of Public Health Engineering in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 6 April 2009. It has been more than ten years since the government and NGO’s of Bangladesh first mobilized to deal with arsenic as a national problem. It has been a great shock to people at all levels of society that the universally accepted message, “tubewell water is safe water,” is no longer valid in all places. Government, NGO’s, and villagers alike are still struggling to accept the idea that clear, cool, fresh-tasting ground water may somehow be “poisonous.” [authors abstract]

TitleManagement of the Arsenic Problem in Bangladesh : Some Challenges : statements, presented at International Learning Exchange : Arsenic in Bangladesh...
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsHanchett, S.
Pagination5 p.
Date Published2009-04-06
PublisherS.n.
Place PublishedS.l.
Keywordsarsenic, arsenic mitigation water supply project (bangladesh), bangladesh, bangladesh arsenic mitigation water supply project (bamwsp), gender, health care, social aspects, social processes, socioeconomic impact, toxic substances, water sources, water-related diseases
Abstract

Management of the arsenic problem in Bangladesh : some challenges according to the statement of Dr. Suzanne Hanchett of the Planning Alternatives for Change, LLC1 as presented at the International Learning Exchange : Arsenic in Bangladesh,  organized by UNICEF Bangladesh and the Department of Public Health Engineering in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 6 April 2009. It has been more than ten years since the government and NGO’s of Bangladesh first mobilized to deal with arsenic as a national problem. It has been a great shock to people at all levels of society that the universally accepted message, “tubewell water is safe water,” is no longer valid in all places. Government, NGO’s, and villagers alike are still struggling to accept the idea that clear, cool, fresh-tasting ground water may somehow be “poisonous.” [authors abstract]

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