REFERENCES

 

THE SITUATION

World Health Organization (WHO) & United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP). (2014). Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation, 2014 Update. Available: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/112727/1/9789241507240_eng.pdf

World Health Organisation, 2004. Costs and benefits of water and sanitation improvements at the global level (Evaluation of the) Available: http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/wsh0404summary/en/  

THE IMPACT

United Nations Childrens Fund, 2014. Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed - Progress Report 2014, UNICEF.

Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG), 2012. 

World Health Organization (WHO) & United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP). (2014). Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation, 2014 Update. Available: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/112727/1/9789241507240_eng.pdf

World Health Organization, 2012. Global costs and benefits of drinking-water supply and sanitation interventions to reach the MDG target and universal coverage. Available: http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/publications/2012/globalcosts.pdf  

Hutton, 2012. Global costs and benefits of drinking-water supply and sanitation interventions to reach the MDG target and universal coverage.

A GOOD INVESTMENT

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 2011. Benefits of investing in water and sanitation: an oecd perspective. Available: 
http://www.oecd.org/berlin/47630231.pdf  

WaterAid, 2012. Saving Lives. 

Curtis, V.A., Cairncross, S., & Yonli, R., 2000. Domestic hygiene and diarrhoea, pinpointing the problem. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 5(1), 22-32.

Luby, S., Agboatwalla, M., Feikin, D., Painter, J., Billhimer, W., & Altaf, A., 2005. Effect of handwashing on child health: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 366, 225-233. 

"The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity and a prerequisite for the realisation of other human rights."

Article I.1 - General Comment No. 15. The right to water. 
UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, November 2002