WASH, Environmental Enteropathy, Nutrition, and Early Child Development
Sustainable Development Goals: 2, 3, 6
- SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
- SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
- SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
This article reviews evidence linking WASH, anemia, and child growth, and highlight pathways through which WASH may affect early child development, primarily through inflammation, stunting, and anemia. The article recommends the concept of baby WASH to be added to early childhood development programs.