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Global Citizen, Innovative Technology Can Advance Sanitation Efforts Worldwide

The Guardian: Tweets for toilets: how A-listers saved sanitation Rose George, author and writer “…When I started working in sanitation only a couple of NGOs would publicly talk about toilets, despite the death toll that open defecation causes … But now, everyone’s at it. … [WASH] has become talkable, and…

Handwashing Cheap, Effective Health Intervention, UNICEF Says On Global Day

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Proper hand washing essential to cut high child death rate — UNICEF “The failure of many people in many countries to wash their hands with soap — one of the cheapest and most effective health interventions — could hinder global development, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF)…

Unilever Working Through Business, With Partners To Improve Handwashing, WASH

Devex: How Unilever is harnessing its brand and consumer know-how to tackle hygiene “It’s one of the most cost effective public health interventions and it could prevent disease, death, and also improve education outcomes, but the challenge for handwashing is convincing people to actually do it. Unilever, a powerful global…

Blog Post, Website Describe Efforts To Improve Handwashing On Global Day

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: The Intersections of Poverty, Handwashing and Neglected Tropical Diseases “…This year’s Global Handwashing Day is a particularly important one for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Just two months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a global strategy to better integrate water,…

Improving WASH Must Take Priority In Order To Reach Other SDGs

Inter Press Service: Opinion: “Sanitation, Water & Hygiene For All” Cannot Wait for 2030 Geeta Rao Gupta, deputy executive director of programs at UNICEF “…[I]f we do not reach Goal 6, the other [Sustainable Development Goals] and targets will not be reached. Progress in the areas of education, health, inequality,…