All rights reserved.. Also in global health news: HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh; river blindness in Tanzania; potential disease fighting capability booster; compounds may fight TB U.S. Commits $13M To Fight HIV/Helps In Bangladesh reports on a new $13 million U.S.-government initiative aimed at ‘providing HIV-prevention services to two million at-risk people in Bangladesh including injecting drug users, male, female and transgender sex workers and their clients, and HIV-positive people through a network of 50 wellness centres.’ USAID will partner with Family Wellness International to implement the program . NewsHour Examines River Blindness In Tanzania For the next piece in a three-component series, PBS’ NewsHour examines attempts to combat onchocerciasis, known as river blindness also, in Tanzania, including a recently available effort, which led to a ‘dramatic drop’ in the number of cases of the disease.In fairness to ProPur, we in fact delayed the discharge of the results until we’re able to acquire their fresh All-in-One filter components and check those. The brand new All-in-One filter components were a lot more effective than ProPur’s regular filters, but were still much less effective as the Big Berkey filters that people tested nearly. The following chart displays the improvement in toxic component reduction attained by ProPur’s brand-new All-in-One filter components vs. Their previous regular filters: As you can plainly see from the chart, both filters performed nearly identically for removal of Cesium and Mercury, however the new All-in-One filter systems were considerably improved across all the elements, lead and cadmium especially.