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Effects of Single and Integrated Water, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutrition Interventions on Child Soil-Transmitted Helminth and Giardia Infections: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Kenya

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  • Amy J. Pickering
  • Sammy M. Njenga
  • Lauren Steinbaum
  • Jenna Swarthout
  • Audrie Lin
  • Benjamin F. Arnold
  • Christine P. Stewart
  • Holly N. Dentz
  • MaryAnne Mureithi
  • Benard Chieng
  • Marlene Wolfe
  • Ryan Mahoney
  • Jimmy Kihara
  • Kendra Byrd
  • Gouthami Rao
  • Theodora Meerkerk
  • Priscah Cheruiyot
  • Marina Papaiakovou
  • Nils Pilotte
  • Steven A. Williams
  • John M. Colford
  • Jr.
  • Clair Null

Abstract

Helminth and protozoan infections affect more than 1 billion children globally. Improving water quality, sanitation, handwashing, and nutrition could be more sustainable control strategies for parasite infections than mass drug administration, while providing other quality of life benefits.

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  • Amy J. Pickering & Sammy M. Njenga & Lauren Steinbaum & Jenna Swarthout & Audrie Lin & Benjamin F. Arnold & Christine P. Stewart & Holly N. Dentz & MaryAnne Mureithi & Benard Chieng & Marlene Wolfe & , "undated". "Effects of Single and Integrated Water, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutrition Interventions on Child Soil-Transmitted Helminth and Giardia Infections: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural K," Mathematica Policy Research Reports b056c901c24c4dad92672a0eb, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:b056c901c24c4dad92672a0ebe056017
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    Sanitation; Kenya; infections;

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