• Recipe for success: how to end malnutrition

    Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Sophie Durrans

    At current rates of progress we won’t end malnutrition by 2030. To do so, countries must integrate their nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) plans. But to what extent are governments ensuring this kind of collaboration? Sophie Durrans of the SHARE Consortium and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine introduces our new analysis.

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  • Moving from ‘why’ to ‘how’: integrating WASH and nutrition for improved child health

    A woman shows the crops she's grown in Antsirabe, Madagascar.
    Posted 3 Apr 2017 by Megan Wilson-Jones

    To meet the Sustainable Development Goals on nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) we will need better integration. To help maximise our impact on nutrition, WaterAid has produced new guidance on planning WASH programmes through a nutrition lens. Megan Wilson-Jones, Policy Analyst for Health and Hygiene, walks us through some of the guidance’s key tips for integration.

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  • Catalysing WASH and nutrition experts to work together

    Women and children during the education session at a rural health centre.
    Posted 8 Feb 2017 by Channa Sam Ol

    Cambodia has made great strides in decreasing poverty and growing its economy, but how can we ensure undernutrition is reduced so its children can grow and develop? Channa Sam Ol, WASH and Health Program Manager for WaterAid Cambodia, discusses the context in which the WASH and Nutrition Working Group was seeded.

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  • Breaking down siloes with the BabyWASH coalition

    A planning, monitoring and evaluation meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi.
    Posted 19 Sep 2016 by Dan Jones

    Dan Jones, WaterAid UK’s Advocacy Coordinator, explains why WaterAid is excited to help lead a new cross-sector coalition.

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  • The missing ingredients

    Selalossie's mother gives her children dirty water to drink at their home in Madagascar.
    Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Megan Wilson-Jones

    WaterAid and SHARE launch a report today highlighting the degree to which national nutrition and WASH plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. As world leaders gather in Brazil for the Nutrition for Growth event organised by the Olympic host nation to discuss progress in ending malnutrition, Megan Wilson-Jones, Policy Analyst for Health and Hygiene at WaterAid UK, discusses the study’s main findings.

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  • Wish EU were there: water and toilets at the European Development Days 2016

    EU Development Days
    Posted 6 Jul 2016 by Libby Smith

    Did you know that more than 50% of the world’s overseas development assistance comes from the EU and its member states? And that the EU is collectively the largest donor to the water, sanitation and hygiene sector?

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  • Without toilets we won't end malnutrition

    Arsenal, 8, stands in front of a toilet donated to his school in Madagascar.
    Posted 14 Jun 2016 by Dan Jones

    The new Global Goals commit UN member countries to ending malnutrition and achieving universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. As the 2016 Global Nutrition Report launches, WaterAid’s advocacy coordinator Dan Jones reflects on the urgent need for concerted action.

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  • What has water got to do with jobs?

    Marie Kabore in Yamtenga district, a peri-urban area of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
    Posted 22 Mar 2016 by Dan Jones

    'Better water, better jobs' is the UN theme for today’s World Water Day. So what has water got to do with jobs? More than you might think, says Dan Jones, WaterAid UK’s Advocacy Coordinator.

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  • We won’t end malnutrition without toilets

    A child being weighed at a clinic in Niassa District, Mozambique.
    Posted 19 Nov 2015 by Dan Jones

    The new Global Goals commit countries to ending malnutrition and achieving universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. On World Toilet Day, WaterAid’s Advocacy Coordinator Dan Jones reflects on the need for joint action on these inter-connected issues.

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