India is set to miss millennium development goal for improving sanitation

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 06 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3764
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

India has met the United Nations’ 2015 millennium development goal for access to safe drinking water but still has a long way to go to achieve the goal of improved sanitation facilities, says an update report by the World Health Organization and Unicef Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation.1

The millennium development goals set out to halve by 2015 the proportion of the world’s population that had not had sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic …

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