Celebrating World Water Day with a good WASH

Attribution:  Flickr, Diganta Talukdar

Attribution: Flickr, Diganta Talukdar

This coming Saturday marks the 22nd year that the United Nations General Assembly has recognized March 22nd as World Water Day. In observation of this special day, we would like to take a look back at a few of the articles PLOS Medicine, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, and PLOS Pathogens have published on the importance of clean water to human health.

From PLOS Medicine:

PLOS Medicine and Water Sanitation and Hygiene: A Committed Relationship

Hygiene, Sanitation, and Water: Forgotten Foundations of Health

Sanitation and Health

From PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases:

Integration of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for the Prevention and Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Rationale for Inter-Sectoral Collaboration

Commentary by Spear, R. on “Integration of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for the Prevention and Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Rationale for Inter-Sectoral Collaboration:” Can the Control of NTDs Profit from a Good WASH?

More on waterborne diseases from PLOS Pathogens and PLOS NTDs:

Review of Two Decades of Cholera Diagnostics – How Far Have We Really Come?

Gene Fitness Landscapes of Vibrio cholerae at Important Stages of Its Life Cycle

‘Death and Axes’: Unexpected Ca2+ Entry Phenologs Predict New Anti-schistosomal Agents

Global Distribution of Outbreaks of Water-Associated Infectious Diseases

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