Modern Conveniences Exist Alongside Lack Of Access To WASH, Food, Health Care In Developing Countries
Washington Post: The ills of modern life spread easily across borders
Frances Stead Sellers, senior writer at the Washington Post magazine
“…The health of the developing world is everyone’s health. Not only are we all at risk from flu and other emerging infectious diseases, often incubated in rural villages like those in Vietnam where people live alongside their livestock. But the gas-fueled chaos of Hanoi is a reminder that diabetes, hypertension, and the other ills of modern mechanized life are spreading insidiously…” (4/27).