In light of the fear about the spread of Ebola, it is important to remember this basic, ancient and oft forgotten fight against disease....
From TED ....
Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her
weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against
sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy handwashing, which cuts down risk of
pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert,
makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean
hands — and local, sustainable entrepreneurship.