Well, a whopping 2.5 billion people are waiting to access a decent toilet and its costing lives. Each year diarrhoea kills more children than AIDS, malaria and measles combined.So what are we doing to help?
Well, WaterAid has decided to draw some attention to the issue – and what better way than dragging a giant toilet all the way around Australia?!
The National Toilet Tour, started in Tamworth and will this week makes its way to Adelaide to remind the nation about global sanitation needs.
To find out more, Tim Brunero spoke to Water Aid CEO Adam Laidlaw to get the rundown on flushing away the global sanitation crisis.
Producer: Kristen Theologou