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Considerations for Policy Development and Scaling-Up Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage with Communicable Disease Prevention Efforts

Considerations for Policy Development and Scaling-Up Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage with Communicable Disease Prevention Efforts
  • World Health Organization (WHO). October 2013
  • This report summarizes the key outcomes of the discussions held by WHO, which included experts in child and maternal health, HIV, malaria and vector borne diseases. The report aims to inform Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) scaling-up efforts with particular attention to vulnerable, at-risk populations and integrated approaches to delivering water, HIV, and other interventions using synthesized meta-analyses and recent studies on the health impact of HWTS. It begins by summarizing the main discussion outcomes, including the specific recommendations for integrating HWTS with key health efforts and supporting scaling-up efforts. It then provides a brief description of the presentations and discussions.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Children, Disease, Drinking water, Health, Human right to water and sanitation, Vulnerable groups, Water treatment
  • Main target audience: Health professionals, Policy makers, Practitioners
  • Main purpose: Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Key messages, Recommendations
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Published in 2015