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Water Quality and Health Strategy 2013-2020

Water Quality and Health Strategy 2013-2020
  • World Health Organization (WHO). January 2013
  • This document sets out the strategy adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the period 2013-2020 to manage water quality with a view to protecting and promoting human health. The strategy is centred on primary prevention of waterborne and water-related diseases. The document provides background information on the burden of disease, linkages with global change, the economic risk-benefit approach; the WHO policy framework, international agreements and strategies; and guidelines for promoting effective policies and practices.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Disease, Economic impact, Health, Water quality
  • Main target audience: International organizations, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Guidance
  • Type of resource: Guidelines, Strategy paper
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Published in 2015