Friday, 10 October 2014

Effectiveness Of A Rural Sanitation Programme On Diarrhoea, Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection, And Child Malnutrition In Odisha, India: A Cluster-Randomised Trial By Thomas Clasen, Sophie Boisson, Parimita Routray, Belen Torondel, Melissa Bell, Oliver Cumming, Jeroen Ensink, Matthew Freeman, Marion Jenkins, Mitsunori Odagiri, Subhajyoti Ray, Antara Sinha, Mrutyunjay Suar, Wolf-Peter Schmidt

A third of the 2·5 billion people worldwide without access to improved sanitation live in India, as do
two-thirds of the 1·1 billion practising open defecation and a quarter of the 1·5 million who die annually from diarrhoeal diseases. We aimed to assess the eff ectiveness of a rural sanitation intervention, within the context of the Government of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign, to prevent diarrhoea, soil-transmitted helminth infection, and child malnutrition.

Link : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214109X14703079

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