Many of us understood the political games in Ottawa were not about saving lives, it was about dividing parliament and destructive politics. A large number of us have been calling for a priority on real measurable targets. Will the opposition continue to play games or will they help in resolving issues around maternal health.Clean drinking water, food security.
Priorities....“We would urge, however, that providing decent sanitation be emphasized among the simple, inexpensive solutions available, as it would do more to save the lives than any other possible measure,” says Zafar Adeel, director of the Institute for Water, Environment and Health at the United Nations University based in Hamilton, Ont. Adeel also chairs UN-Water, a co-ordinating body for water-related work at 27 UN agencies and their partners.Clean water and toilets are critical to mothers and their children, Adeel noted as his group released a report Wednesday laying out a nine-point plan to improve sanitation globally by 2015.