Published in: 2019
World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
Johnston, R., Prüss-Ustün, A., Wolf, J.
This report presents estimates of the WASH-attributable burden of 12 major diseases, adverse health outcomes and injuries and evidence for links between WASH and another 14 conditions that have not yet been quantified because of data limitations. Not all the health effects of inadequate WASH on the diseases assessed could be quantified, such as the wider community risks of unsafe disposal or use of sewage. The report also presents selected WASH interventions that have been shown to improve health and complements them with available cost–effectiveness analyses.
Johnston, R., Prüss-Ustün, A., Wolf, J. (2019). Safer Water, Better Health. World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
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