People living in extreme poverty and those in rural areas are said to die due to diarrheal diseases because of lack of proper sanitation and access to clean water. Chief Public Health Officer Kepha Ombacho says almost 2 billion people die every year most of them children.
The Star (Nairobi)
Kenya: Poor Sanitation in Poverty-Striken Areas.By Cindy Namisi, 14 February 2013
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