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.