Senegal – 2016 : TAB10 – Access to drinkable water in rural households

TAB10 used in North Senegal – Gae Ross Béthio

Coordinated by Ministry of Health and Social Action of Senegal, supervised by UNICEF

«In this region, the water of Senegal river is highly turbid and bacteriologically contaminated too, nevertheless local population is using it daily without treatment for their consumption, which is induces lots of diarrhea and cases of bilharziose. The use of the household water treatment tablet AQUASURE TAB10, coupled to a WASH strategy, allowed the village population to understand the importance of sanitation and hygiene for their health… Today, it is a need to extend the usage of the TAB10 to other villages of the region of Saint Louis that are used to consume river water without treatment.»

 

Testimonial collected at the end of TAB10 field test in North Senegal:

Dr Kalidou KONTE

Chief regional doctor, Health department of Saint Louis - Senegal