This paper, authored by scientists and technical experts from leading universities and international agencies, outlines the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for maternal and newborn health (MNH) outcomes and calls for greater inter-sectoral collaboration. It was launched at LSHTM on 15th December 2014.
Velleman, Y.; Mason, E.; Graham, W.; Benova, L.; Chopra, M.; Campbell, O.M.R.; Gordon, B.; Wijesekera, S.; Hounton, S.; Esteves Mills, J.; Curtis, V.; Afsana, K.; Boisson, S.; Magoma, M.; Cairncross, S.; Cumming, O. From Joint Thinking to Joint Action: A Call to Action on Improving Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Maternal and Newborn Health. PLoS Medicine (2014) 11 (12) e1001771. [DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001771]