Investment In WASH Efforts ‘Essential’ To Achieve Post-2015 Development Goals
The Lancet: Water and sanitation: addressing inequalities
“… Access to safe water and sanitation is essential to all development outcomes across the life course. It ensures healthy growth and prevention of water-borne and food-borne diseases causing diarrhea, which contributes to stunting in children. Contaminated and stagnant water also contribute to the global burden of trachoma, and vector-borne diseases. … Beyond direct health outcomes, investing in water and sanitation is essential to achievement of post-2015 sustainable development goals…” (4/19).