Health impact of exposure to arsenic-contaminated drinking water in Vietnam
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Bui-Huy T., Thi THT, Hong N.N. and Hung Nguyen-Viet. 2012. Health impact of exposure to arsenic-contaminated drinking water in Vietnam. Sandec News 13:22-23.
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The public health situation of the population of Hanam Province in Vietnam is of great concern, as it is exposed daily to arsenic-contaminated drinking water. Optimising arsenic (As) removal efficiency of current sand filters at household level or switching to cleaner or As-free water sources is crucial to prevent or reduce community health risks.