the childhood health effects of an improved water supply system on a remote panamanian island.the incidence of diarrhea, respiratory disease, and skin infections was prospectively determined after the introduction of a system which distributed unlimited quantities of high quality fresh water to each of the 150 housing units on tupile, an island devoid of fresh water located off panama's caribbean coast and inhabited by 1,500 cuna indians. tupile residents used 7.1 liters of water/person/day compared to the 2.3 usage rate of inhabitants on achutupo, the control island. despite ready avail ...19854037183
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