Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents

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· Pathogen and organic pollution rises in more than 50% of river stretches in Africa, Asia and Latin America · Asia hit hardest by rise in severe pathogen pollution with up to a half of all river stretches affected · Up to 323 million people on three continents at risk of infection from diseases caused by pathogens in water Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/hundreds-of-millions-face-health-risk-as-water-pollution-rises-across-three-continents?lang=en

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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