is a parasitic, water bourne disease that kills 70,000
people worldwide every year (World Health Organisation).
The disease does not attack any one group of people in particular. Everybody who comes into contact with water contaminated by faeces is at risk – particularly those who have digested the water or used faeces for fertiliser.
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**It can take many months for a person to become ill**
good for people of they have access to the right treatment.
A course of ‘metronidazole’ is recommended if available.
Also, it is important to remember to drink lots of clean water, to avoid dehydration
|In order to
avoid amoebaisis, the key is clean water
Keep hygiene levels high