000 to support immediate health needs in Guyana.
Foreign Disaster Assessment. The disposal of individual waste is another extremely serious issue in affected areas, especially along the east coastline in Demerara, the PAHO document noted. So far, in the 80 assessed areas, completely of the pit latrines, septic tanks or drains are flooded. Sewage is mixed with accumulated water, increasing the risk that water-related disease would become epidemic. Many health facilities are not functional and pit latrines and septic tanks are spilling their contents in to the flood water. People today commonly use buckets and empty the contents into the water. The Pan American Health and Education Base , a supporting base of the Pan American Wellness Organization, has create a special Guyana Fund to aid recovery initiatives in Guyana, and is requesting donations to buy needed medicines and apparatus.And around 75 per cent of those questioned had been ignorant of the tumor risks posed by taking HRT or having many sexual partners. But almost 25 percent thought living near power lines was a risk. And more than one third thought stress was associated with cancer. Yet there is absolutely no strong scientific evidence to support either of the beliefs. These findings are part of a comprehensive survey of 4,000 people made to assess how much they know about cancers which is usually diagnosed in more than 270,000 people in Britain each year. But there is some good information.