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WASH Important To Preventing Diarrheal Diseases Among Children

Huffington Post: The Fundamental Question About Water
Hope Randall, communications associate with the Defeat Diarrheal Disease (DefeatDD) Initiative at PATH

“…Since 1990, we have cut the number of global child deaths in half … WASH continues to be one of the most practical ways we can fulfill our commitment to the world’s children. If everyone had access to safe drinking water, a staggering 90 percent of diarrhea deaths could be prevented. … Because diarrheal disease — and child health more broadly — are multifaceted issues, many voices deserve a seat at the table. At PATH’s DefeatDD initiative, we aim to host a comprehensive and creative conversation, convening different advocacy communities to talk about integrated solutions…” (4/20).

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