World Health Organization

  • imgbatch5 43Document on domestic water quantity, service, level and health, which defines domestic water supply, consumption, water quantity requirements for hygiene, other uses of water and links to quantity and implications.

    Executive Summary included.

  • imgbatch5 50Two-page brief on the protocol on water and health of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, establishing targets for progress that aid the objective of protecting human health through the improvement of water management, the protection of ecosystems and the prevention, control and reduction of water-related disease. 

  • GWOPA is supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for South-East Asia to implement the pilot Sanitation Safety Plan (SSP) project in Malaysia.

  • imgbatch5 44World Health Organization (WHO) brief on investing in small community water supplies to reduce waterborne disease outbreaks and overall costs. The document defines small community water supplies, long-term goals, and experience from developing and developed countries, needs and pro-active approaches.

  • imgbatch5 46The World Health Organization (WHO) protocol on water and health which established mechanisms for protocol implementation, contribution to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), opportunities to make a difference through the protocol (through health systems, planning of water resources, water supply and sanitation services, addressing future health risks, and ensuring safe recreational water environments), and finally discussing what to do next.

  • imgbatch5 52Two-page brief on preventing sanitation-related disease. The document elaborates on call to action for sanitation and explains the importance of provision of adequate sanitation, solutions, and the role of the World Health Organization (WHO), what WHO is doing, actions, and key publications.

  • imgbatch5 49World Health Organization (WHO) water quality and health strategy (2013 to 2020) which highlights the background, problems of disease, global change, risk-benefit approach, economic dimensions, WHO policy framework, international agreements, strategies, guidelines and advocacy, and the rationale for the strategy and management structure to support its implementations.