At the World Health Assembly, our experts made statements highlighting the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene, particularly in healthcare facilities, to universal health coverage. 

Danielle Zielinski, our Health and WASH Officer at WaterAid America, give a statement at the World Health Assembly.

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Read our first statement, on the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene to implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Leah Richardson, WASH and Health Advisor from WaterAid Sweden, giving a statement at WHA on 22 May 2019

Universal Health Coverage


Read our second statement, on the urgency to prioritise the basic services of water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities.
 

Dedo Mate Kodjo, WaterAid's Regional Advocacy Manager for West Africa, reading a statement at the World Health Assembly

Health, environment and climate change


Read our third statement, on long-term water and sanitation planning and financing that prioritises those experiencing the effects of climate change.

Aly Sow, Programme Manager at WaterAid Mali, reading a statement at the World Health Assembly.

Antimicrobial resistance


Read our fourth statement, on the crucial importance of water, sanitation and hygiene to preventing antimicrobial resistance.
 

WaterAid delegates at the World Health Assembly 2019

Sustainable, climate-resilient healthcare facilities

Read our fifth statement, on achieving green, safe, climate-resilient healthcare facilities with safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

WaterAid/ Dennis Lupenga

Maternal and child health

Read our eighth statement, on putting women and girls at the forefront of action to improve water, sanitation and hygiene.