Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

A proper water, sanitation and hygiene is crucial for preventing the cause of neglected tropical diseases, which affect over 1 billion people of lower socio-economic societies like rural areas since they have improper water facilities sanitation and hygiene facilities. Water is a fundamental human right. This provides access to safe water is one of the most effective instruments in promoting health and reducing poverty. Safely managed sanitation and safe wastewater treatment and reuse of water are fundamental to protect public health. WHO is giving efforts just to monitor the global burden of sanitation related disease and access to safely managed sanitation and safely treated wastewater development agenda. WHO also monitors the factors that enable or delay progress towards these targets.  Proper sanitation is needed for prevention of many diseases including diarrhoea, intestinal worms, trachoma which affects millions of peoples worldwide. Ensuring access to proper sanitation in households and educational and health-care and miscellaneous institutions is vital in reducing disease, improving nutritional outcomes, enhancing safety, well-being and educational prospects, especially for women and girls.

  • Sanitation
  • Safe child stool disposal
  • Water supply
  • Food hygiene
  • Hand hygiene
  • Water quality
  • Cystitis
  • Thrush
  • Housing and clustering
  • Migration, disasters and conflicts
  • Sociocultural factors and gender
  • Poverty
  • Migration

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