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Health is an important prerequisite to be able to address other topics such as education and economic development. Rural villages of Burkina Faso often have no clean drinking water available and there is no access to medical care. Also people often have a lack of knowledge on preventive care or miss means to do so, such as hygiene or protection against malaria mosquitoes.

ASAP want people have access to safe drinking water so they can protect themselves against diseases and have access to medical care.

For more information about our health projects you can read more below.

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Access to clean drinking water

tive Access to clean, safe drinking water for rural residents Ensure that women do not need to walk more than 500 metres for clean water General Access to clean and safe drinking water is vital, but this is not common in Burkina Faso. In order to combat hunger and disease access to clean drinking water... Read more...
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Building lavatories

At least 50% of the families in the ASAP villages has the use of a lavatory within a period of 4 years. General In most rural villages in Burkina Faso, there is a lack of proper sanitation. As a result, villagers do their needs often close to home. This creates a lot of pollution... Read more...
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Medical care

tive It is very difficult to determine an objective because the Ministry of health in Burkina Faso is complicating the building and opening of medical centres. Currently there is no demand from the villages for a medical center. At the end of 2015 4,471 villagers still had to travel over 8 km to visit a... Read more...
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Contraception and female circumcision

tive To maintain a period, of at least 2 years, between the birth of each child in a family. Informing the villagers, through meetings and animation, the features of birth control. In most villages men have multiple women. Every woman wants to bare at least one son into the world. Sometimes there is a competition... Read more...
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Mosquito nets

tive Create a situation in where all families in the ASAP-villages sleep under a good mosquito net. Malaria is a serious disease: infection can cause death and mosquito nets are therefore so vital! However, the mosquito net project does not only have a positive impact on health: a great side effect is that the villagers... Read more...

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