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PLOS Recognizes World Toilet Day, Announces New Collection Focused On WASH

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: U.N. World Toilet Day 2016
Peter Hotez and Serap Aksoy, co-editors in chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Thomas McBride, associate editor for PLOS Medicine; and Larry Peiperl, chief editor of PLOS Medicine, reflect on 15 years of recognizing U.N. World Toilet Day and announce the WASH Collection. They write, “PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), PLOS Medicine, Speaking of Medicine, and the PLOS family of journals are committed to highlighting the impact of WASH and allied measures on reducing the global burden of neglected diseases. … At PLOS we salute global WASH efforts and hope to continue highlighting its important public health and economic benefits” (11/18).