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CDC Works To Improve Clean Water Access To Stop Spread Of Hepatitis E In Namibia

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Promoting access to and use of clean and safe water to stop hepatitis E
Matthew Goers, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer with CDC’s Division of Global Health Protection, discusses CDC’s work in Namibia to provide clean and safe water to prevent the spread of hepatitis E, writing, “We at CDC work in partnership with countries and organizations worldwide to strengthen capacity to provide safely treated water, monitor waterborne disease outbreaks, and ensure access to water for the most vulnerable. Everyone should have the chance to lead a healthy life, and we can help people achieve this through promoting access to and use of clean and safe water” (3/20).