Potential impact of sanitation on health and wellbeing

This evidence review draws from research already undertaken and highlights the potential impact of sanitation achievements on improving the health and wellbeing of communities, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable.

Sarita Roshtamb, Sahyogi (Supportive) Mother, helps child to wash his hand before distribute them mid-day meal at Fulwari (Day care Centre for children and pregnant women).
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Highlights

This evidence review draws from research already undertaken and highlights the potential impact of sanitation achievements on improving the health and wellbeing of communities, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable. It is based on a selection of relevant global literature, ongoing studies and research on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) topics in India and draws on additional documents including literature reviews provided by UNICEF India.  

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