Database on WASH & Waste in healthcare facilities

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Joint Monitoring Programme on Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene
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The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) has reported country, regional and global estimates of progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) since 1990. The JMP maintains an extensive global database and has become the leading source of comparable estimates of progress at national, regional and global levels. The 2015 update marked the end of the Millennium Development Goal period and the 2017 update established baseline estimates for monitoring the new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets. 

The Programme aims to:

  1. Normative role: to develop new indicators, methods and standards for enhanced national and global monitoring of WASH

  2. Global data custodian: to maintain global databases, produce reliable estimates of status, trends and inequalities, and to visualize and share data in accessible formats

  3. Country engagement: to provide technical advice, guidance materials and tools to support countries to collect and analyse data on inequalities and to report progress on WASH

  4. Integrated monitoring: to build new partnerships to integrate new sources of data and to analyse interlinkages between WASH and related SDG targets