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Better Health Through Improved Sanitation

Around 2.5 billion people in the world lack access to dignified sanitation services. In Ghana, coverage is abysmally low. Only 22% of the urban population have improved, non-shared facilities with shared toilets the most common service option in cities, accounting for over 60% of coverage.

With rapid urbanization further complicating the issue, sanitation is a serious challenge for the country. Programs to improve the situation have been implemented, but no systematic scale-up has so far been projected to boost urban sanitation across the country."

Read the full op-ed published in Ghana’s newspaper of record The Daily Graphic.