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What Does Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Have to Do With Nutrition? Everything.

Men show onlookers an open toilet in Mali. / WASHplus

USAID joined with WHO and UNICEF to release program guidelines on integrating WASH into nutrition programs in order to achieve positive gains in the fight against undernutrition. Celebrate World Toilet Day by reading more about the document here.

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The Power of Toilets, Simple Medicines, and Strong Policies to Stop Diarrhea

Children and their families attend community health education sessions in Kampong Cham Province. Diarrheal disease is a leading infectious killer of children under five years old. PATH/Heng Chivoan

Access to toilets, safe water, vaccines, and simple interventions like oral rehydration solution (ORS) and zinc have the power to stop deadly diarrhea and save lives. But like all health innovations and interventions, toilets need more champions and complementary policies to reach their full lifesaving potential.

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