Study to ascertain the impact of the achievement of Open Defecation Free (ODF) status

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have committed the international community to expand international cooperation and capacity building on water and sanitation related activities and programmes.

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Highlights

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have committed the international community to expand international cooperation and capacity building on water and sanitation related activities and programmes, and also to support local communities in improving water and sanitation management. Through Goal 6, the countries of the world have resolved to achieve universal access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation and hygiene to all by 2030. The aim is to ensure the consumption of safe drinking water, practice safe sanitation and hygiene, resulting in lower exposure to a contaminated environment, resulting in lower morbidity and mortality, especially amongst children.

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