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Information brief on Water and Health

Information brief on Water and Health
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). April 2014
  • This information brief looks at the intangible connections between availability of safe drinking water and sanitation as some of the world's most urgent issues. It exams the individual health risks of safe water, providing statistical evidence and goes on to explain the UN commitment to Water and Sanitation through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It provides an outline of the 'future we want' in terms of the MDGs and some recommended measures to help achieve it including information monitoring services and drinking water safety plans
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Health, Hygiene, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Monitoring, Post-2015 agenda, Risk management, Sanitation, Water quality
  • Main target audience: General public
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Information guide
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Published in 2015