WHO Issues Guidelines on Housing and Health

Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Built Environment, Europe, Middle East, News, January 1 2019

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INTERNATIONAL: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on housing and human health, outlining minimum requirements for space, lighting, air quality, water quality, noise, accessibility and other aspects. The guidelines highlight the potential contribution of improved housing to achieving SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities).

 

For the full article, visit the source: IISD SDG Knowledge Hub

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