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Safe water lowers absenteeism

Reducing absenteeism in schools in developing countries may be as simple as providing students with safe drinking water. A new study indicates that, but researchers are not sure why. The study was done at eight schools in Cambodia where the attendance records of more than 3,500 ...

Joe Decapua
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/water-absenteeism-18mar14/1874739.html

CAMBODIA: Study shows school attendance rises with safe water drinking & child hydration

Considered the world’s most valuable fluid, fresh clean water is a commodity that can become a life-and-death issue. Lack of it can also contribute to a child’s absenteeism rate in Cambodia, says a newly released study report by Research Advisor Helen Risebro and Professor Paul Hunter ...

Women News Network (WNN) News Staff
http://womennewsnetwork.net/2014/03/18/cambodia-school-attendance/

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