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Monitoring

  • Drinking water

    Drinking water services refers to the accessibility, availability and quality of the main source used by households for drinking, cooking, personal hygiene and other domestic uses

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  • Sanitation

    Sanitation services refer to the management of excreta from the facilities used by individuals, through emptying and transport of excreta for treatment and eventual discharge or reuse.​​​​​​

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  • Hygiene

    Hygiene refers to the conditions and practices that help maintain health and prevent spread of disease including handwashing, menstrual hygiene management and food hygiene

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  • Inequalities

    Tracking inequalities in access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene is essential for achieving universal access and ensuring progressive realisation of the human rights to water and sanitation.

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  • Schools

    The JMP is expanding its global databases to include WASH in schools and will publish harmonised national, regional and global estimates in early 2018.

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  • Health care facilities

    Harmonised baseline estimates for WASH in health care facilities will be published in 2018, including water, sanitation, hand hygiene and health care waste management.

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  • Methods

    The JMP uses a standard classification and estimation method to compare progress across countries 

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