Video November 16, 2017

Unlocking Potential: How Water and Sanitation Can Address Childhood Stunting

Millions of children in the countries where the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic research (www.worldbank.org/washpdinitiative) was conducted don’t have adequate access to any of the four factors of nutrition, including water and sanitation. Nearly one in three of them suffer stunted growth and brain development. But we can improve the human development outcomes in those countries by thinking and working differently. Check out the WASH Poverty Diagnostic Initiative to get a detailed picture of what needs to be done: www.worldbank.org/washpdinitiative