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New Blog Series Explores Impacts Of WASH On Achieving MDGs

Huffington Post: WASH and the MDGs: The Ripple Effect
Needa Malik, research assistant at WASH Advocates, and Jordan Teague, associate director for WASH Integration at WASH Advocates

“2015 is an important year in the global development arena. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire at the end of this year, and the new agenda for international development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will be determined and launched. This is an important time to focus on keeping the momentum going, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are important pieces of the puzzle. WASH Advocates is pleased to announce our new blog series, ‘WASH and the MDGs: The Ripple Effect.’ Every week we will feature a guest author from various sectors and organizations who will focus on each of the MDGs. Throughout this blog series we will explore the goals and highlight how WASH has impacted the achievement of the targets under each goal…” (3/23).