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Support for the Establishment of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Subsector in the Millennium Villages Project

Lead PI: Sonia Ehrlich Sachs

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

July 2012 - December 2015
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Millennium Villages
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The primary objectives of this project is to explore whether (A) addressing sanitation and hygiene will contribute to the reduction of child mortality and (B) applicable objectives of the Millennium Development Goals can be achieved by implementing a comprehensive set of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in the context of the Millennium Villages Project’s (Millennium Villages Project ) integrated multi-sectoral development framework.

SPONSOR:

Unilever

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$2,211,897

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

MDG Center for East and Southern Africa, MDG Center for West and Central Africa

KEYWORDS

global health sanitation millennium villages project public health hygiene water interventions child mortality