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Homediseases

Drug resistant disease strains are one of the biggest healthcare concerns globally today. Overuse of antibiotics is only one reason why diseases are becoming drug resistant though. An equally big role is played by inefficient wastewater treatment which results in antibiotic residues seeping into soil and water.

With limited access to sanitation facilities, Nigeria has historically been among the top countries in the world seeing open defecation. Apart from the environmental challenges, this is also blooming into a full-blown health crisis for the country.