WHO calls for increased investment to reach the goal of a toilet for all
The world will not reach the goal of universal sanitation coverage – where every person in the world has access to toilets that safely contain excreta – by 2030 unless countries make comprehensive policy shifts and invest more funds, WHO warned as it launched the first global guidelines on sanitation and health. By adopting WHO’s new guidelines, countries can significantly reduce the 829 000 annual diarrheal deaths due to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene. For every US$ 1 invested in sanitation, WHO estimates a
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