This paper explores linkages between WASH and maternal and perinatal health via a conceptual approach and a scoping review. Although acknowledging that major gaps exist, the authors conclude that existing evidence strongly suggests that poor WASH influences maternal and reproductive health outcomes.
Campbell, O.M.R. Getting the basics right - the role of water, sanitation and hygiene in maternal and reproductive health; a conceptual framework. Tropical Medicine and International Health (2014) : [DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12439]