Dirty Water and Open Defecation Threaten Gains in Child Health

Jul 01, 2015

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The New York Times, July 2015

A new report from WHO/UNICEF warns that while access to clean drinking water has shown considerable improvement, and that the number of children dying from diarrhea have decreased, global progress on sanitation lags behind. To eliminate open defecation by 2030, one of the sustainable development goals, current rates of reduction must double, and the focus must shft to the world's poorest places.

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