Is safe water, sanitation, and hygiene a pipe dream?

Elsevier, One Earth, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 126-128
Lina Taing

The adage “water is life” underscores how water is fundamental to human health. Unfortunately, 1.6 million people die annually as a result of unsafe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). We urgently need to develop and enhance safeguards that prevent WASH-related mortalities by accelerating actions that protect public health and water resources.