Is improving housing in sub-Saharan Africa equal to improving health?

RTI | Int'l Dev
Apr 24 · 4 min read
Left: A traditional home being built in Oromia, Ethiopia. Right: Traditional house with mud walls, closed window an improvement. Photos: Timothy La Rose/RTI International
Houses in Oromia, Ethiopia. Left: While having an iron corrugated roof, this house still has open eaves allowing mosquitoes to enter. Right: In this example with an iron corrugated roof, the eaves are closed. Photos: Timothy La Rose/RTI International
From left to right: Improved house with doors and windows/shutters as well as iron corrugated roof in Oromia, Ethiopia; access to water and hygiene in Zanzibar; Zanzibar house with insecticide-treated bednet. Photos: Timothy La Rose/RTI International and Louise Gubb/RTI International

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