Integrating WASH Into Nutrition Programs Can Help Prevent Undernutrition

USAID’s “Impact”: What does water, sanitation, and hygiene have to do with nutrition? Everything.
In recognition of World Toilet Day on November 19, Merri Weinger, environmental health team leader at USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, discusses the link between water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition, as well as the release of a jointly produced document from the WHO, UNICEF, and USAID “with guidelines on integrating WASH into nutrition programs in order to achieve positive gains in the fight against undernutrition…” (11/19).