Nigeria adopts technology to curb disease outbreak

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By: Okoro Chinedu 

LAGOS, (CAJ News) - THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is
advocating for technology to detect unsafe water and eventually address
the outbreaks of disease.
It is believed this could eliminate 85 percent of water borne diseases in
the West African country.
SON is conduct training workshops on how to use digital on the spot
assessment on table water to ascertain its safety for consumption.
A mobile digital kit has been unveiled in the northwestern Kaduna State.
Director General of SON, Osita Aboloma, said that the training would give
SON inspectors an added advantage on site to carry out on-the-spot
assessment of water and proffer objective advice to water producers for
corrective action.
“This is aimed at ensuring that quality of drinking water meets the
minimum requirement of the standard Nigeria Industrial Standard (NIS)
306:2008 and are fit for consumption.”
Aboloma advised the general public to only patronize certified water
complying with NIS.
It has been reported in Nigeria, water borne diseases account for 80
percent of human infectious diseases associated with poor quality drinking
water.
“Therefore, adhering to standards and regulation on drinking water will
guarantee consumer safe and healthy living,” he added. – CAJ News

 

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