Announcements

Aug
12

Water, Other Fluids, and Fatal Coronary Heart Disease

The Adventist Health Study Jacqueline Chan1,2, Synnove F. Knutsen1,3, Glen G. Blix2, Jerry W. Lee2 and Gary E. Fraser1,3 1 Adventist Health Studies, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. 2 Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. 3 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. Whole blood viscosity, plasma viscosity, hematocrit, and... + read more
Aug
12

2008 World Water Week in Stockholm

"Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World" The 2008 World Water Week in Stockholm is now making its Second Announcement and Call for Registration. The World Water Week in Stockholm is the leading annual global meeting place for capacity-building, partnership-building and follow-up on the implementation of international processes and programmes in water and development. The theme of the week is Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World with... + read more
Jul
10

Turbulent Waters

MSN Health... + read more
Jul
07

Water Charity and Local Partners

The Approach Water Charity operates by forging partnerships with local organizations in the countries, cities, and communities in which we operate. Each situation we encounter is unique to the culture of the location and the needs of the people. We respect the knowledge of the community in determining the hierarchy of needs, and the best solutions for their problems. Local participation assures that the projects have support, and will be maintained into the future, as the local... + read more
Jul
07

Water Charity Articles

Here you will find articles relating to Water Charity, our thoughts and our work. We begin with an article that appeared recently in the Wall Street Journal, featuring our Director and President Dr. Jacqueline Chan. The article is entitled Studies Lead You to Water, But How Much to Drink?. We include for your reference an abstract of Dr. Chan's study which appeared in the American Journal of Epidemiology entitled Water, Other Fluids, and Fatal Coronary Heart Disease. We next... + read more
Jul
07

The Problem

Worldwide disease is one of the most important issues of our time. Every nation, and every person, has the obligation of addressing disease in an effort toward reducing the suffering of humanity. Water, sanitation and hygiene are all intimately related to the level of disease in developing countries, and thus must be given full attention in every broad charitable endeavor. Diseases related to water include those due to micro-organisms and chemicals in drinking water. Other diseases are... + read more
Jul
07

Solutions

The technical solutions presently exist for the world to take immediate action to drastically improve the plight of people and communities that are without adequate water and sanitation. The ability to impact on the problem of lack of safe water supply is basically about money. With adequate funding, the problem can be resolved. There exist many organizations, profitmaking, nonprofit, and governmental alike, with the ability to have an effect on the problem. An organization can just... + read more
Jul
02

Article from the Wall Street Journal Featuring a Water Study by Dr. Chan

WALL STREET JOURNAL HEALTH JOURNAL By MELINDA BECK Studies Lead You to Water, But How Much to Drink? July 1, 2008; Page D1 Lately it's been in vogue to dismiss the advice to drink eight glasses of water a day as a "medical myth." Books and medical-journal articles have declared there's no scientific evidence for claims that "8 x 8" -- eight ounces of water, eight times a day -- can bring a wide range of benefits, from speeding weight loss to ridding the body of toxins,... + read more
Jul
01

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WATER CHARITY PRIVACY STATEMENT Thank you for visiting Water Charity at http://WaterCharity.org (our "Site"). We appreciate the opportunity to interact with you on the Internet and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about the types of information we might collect about you when you visit our Site, how we may use that information and whether we disclose that information to anyone. What Information We Collect... + read more

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