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Environmental health

The environmental health department at MMH ensures that the community within our catchment area has access to safe water and that hygiene measure are being practiced. The goal of environmental health is to reduce the incidence of communicable diseases.

In 2010 the catchment area had 92% of its households with access to safe drinking water. This has been achieved through protection of water sources like shallow wells and springs and in a few cases installation of bore holes.

Malda Pump

Other environmental health activities include proper waste disposal, TB prevention and control, vector control for malaria and general health education for the community.

 

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