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Poor countries lag behind on water goals

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7446.972-a (Published 22 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:972
  1. Fiona Fleck
  1. Geneva

    Developing countries are lagging behind in worldwide targets to provide a quarter of the world's population with safe drinking water by 2015, posing a major obstacle to improving health for millions around the world, a conference heard last week.

    Government ministers and other delegates are currently in New York to review progress on the global goals for water and sanitation that were set two years ago at the world summit on sustainable development held in …

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