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The Shhh Job: Sanitation for liveable cities

Poor sanitation comes with a cost – it affects the affected individuals’ and populations’ health status and their productivity. Zambia, for example, loses 1.3 percent of GDP due to public health impacts of poor sanitation which results in child malnutrition, illness and premature death.


Malawi’s e-register makes life easier for patients and health workers

Germany is supporting Malawi’s Ministry of Health in piloting an electronic patient register in a rural health centre, which replaces paper records and gives health workers a reliable, cost-effective tool for improving diagnoses and treatment at the same time as automatically contributing valuable data to the national health information system.

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