This Article supports SDGs 3 and 6, focusing on the effects of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions on childhood diarrhoea in low and middle income countries. Their findings support the higher service levels called for under SDG 6.
Tracing the emergence of drowning prevention on the global health and development agenda: a policy analysis
The Lancet Global Health, Volume 10, July 2022
This health policy supports SDGs 3 and 6, focusing on the neglected health issue of drowning. The paper discusses ways in which the issue can be framed to align with external priorities, particularly political contexts.
Current Directions in Water Scarcity Research, Volume 6 - Chapter 2: Urban water pollution by heavy metals, microplastics, and organic contaminants
Current Directions in Water Scarcity Research, Volume 6, 2022, Pages 21-43
This chapter aligns with Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation and Goal 14: Life below water by aiming to critically review previous research on the presence of heavy metals, microplastics, and organic contaminants in urban waters and to synthesize the current knowledge of various urban water pollution sources.
Environmental Advances, Volume 8, July 2022
This article supports SDG's 6, 11 and 15 through its discussion of the use of Phytoremediation as an economical and sustainable technology for environmental cleanup. Plant species known to utilize different phyto-mechanisms during phytoremediation of diverse pollutants are presented
Water and Climate Change: Sustainable Development, Environmental and Policy Issues, Volume 1, 1 January 2022
This chapter aligns with Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation and Goal 14: Life below water by compiling and analyzing available data in the literature on the distribution of plastics/MPs in global oceans/seas and rivers and estimated riverine plastics outflows to global oceans.
Nano-Biosorbents for Decontamination of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution - Chapter 7 - Nanomaterials for removal of heavy metals from wastewater
Fahmeeda Kausar, Ahmad Reza Bagheri, Tahir Rasheed, Muhammad Bilal, Komal Rizwan, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Hafiz M.N. Iqbal,
This chapter focuses on various nanomaterials including metal-based nanomaterials, metal oxide nanomaterials, biochar-supported nanomaterials, and their potential applications in removal of heavy metals from wastewater.
RELX SDG Customer Awards aim to recognise RELX customers who share our commitment to driving action in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more about the 2022 winners.
The Lancet Global Health, Volume 10, June 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3, 6, and 13 by showing consistent and positive correlations between cholera seasonality and precipitation and, to a lesser extent, between cholera seasonality and temperature and flooding in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 22, June 2022, P845-856
This study supports SDGs 3 and 6 by reporting findings from the first WHO global survey assessing infection prevention and control programme implementation at the facility level, and highlighting key gaps: for example, only 68% (302 of 446) of low-income countries had continuously available water services.
Implementation of hand hygiene in health-care facilities: results from the WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework global survey 2019
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 22, June 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 6 by assessing the level of hand hygiene implementation and its drivers in health-care facilities through a global WHO survey; 25% of health-care facilities in low-income and middle-income countries were found to lack basic hygiene services, including access to clean water.