Fact Sheets

Below are links to fact sheets on global water, sanitation, and hygiene-related topics that can be displayed in public places or distributed to specific audience groups.

CDC’s Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Program Overview and Impact
Global WASH Health Burden
Improving Child Development: A New CDC Handwashing Study Shows Promising Results

Improving Child Development factsheet

Message: Handwashing can help prevent diarrhea and pneumonia, two of the leading causes of death in children around the world.

Audience: Designed for medical and public health professionals.

Fact Sheet: Improving child development: A new CDC handwashing study shows promising results

Page last reviewed: December 7, 2012