A simple copper device based on an ancient method for storing water may save the lives of millions of children around the world, experts say.
The device, now undergoing year-long tests in Kenya and India, is a coil of electric copper cables that is suspended in water. It has been proven in the laboratory to kill the pathogens.
... The project is a collaboration between Dr Khalid, Dr Padma Venkat, director for the Institute for Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine in India, and Kenyan Dr Caroline Kisia, the executive director of Action Africa Help International, a non-government organisation based in Nairobi.
All three are part of the International Masters for Health Leadership programme at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, Canada.
Read full article: The National, July 12, 2013