The missing ingredients: Are policy-makers doing enough on water, sanitation and hygiene to end malnutrition? (2016)

Wed, 05 Oct, 2016

Through an analysis of nutrition and WASH plans and policies in 13 countries, WaterAid and SHARE's 'The missing ingredients' report highlights why WASH is essential for nutrition, identifying gaps and ways of working – and where and how improvements must be made.

Comprehensive national nutrition plans are a critical first step on the road to ending malnutrition by 2030. To succeed, these plans must address the underlying causes of malnutrition head on. Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are three of the essential ingredients for success.


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