Scaling Up Household Water Treatment Among Low-Income Populations

Who-report-on-scaling-up.pdf
Prepared by:
Thomas F. Clasen, JD, PhD
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Public Health and Environment
Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health
World Health Organization
Geneva 2009

SUMMARY
Providing safe, reliable, piped-in water to every household is an essential goal, yielding optimal health gains while contributing to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets for poverty reduction, nutrition, childhood survival, school attendance, gender equity and environmental sustainability. While strongly committed to this goal and to incremental improvements in water supplies wherever possible, the World Health Organization (WHO) and others have called for targeted, interim approaches that will accelerate the heath gains associated with safe drinking-water for those whose water supplies are unsafe…

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Who-report-on-scaling-up.pdf
Prepared by:
Thomas F. Clasen, JD, PhD
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Public Health and Environment
Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health
World Health Organization
Geneva 2009

SUMMARY
Providing safe, reliable, piped-in water to every household is an essential goal, yielding optimal health gains while contributing to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets for poverty reduction, nutrition, childhood survival, school attendance, gender equity and environmental sustainability. While strongly committed to this goal and to incremental improvements in water supplies wherever possible, the World Health Organization (WHO) and others have called for targeted, interim approaches that will accelerate the heath gains associated with safe drinking-water for those whose water supplies are unsafe…

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