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
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.
Sanitation, Ascaris, Giardia, Nutrition, Helminth infections, Protozoan infections, Parasitic diseases, Water resources
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Pickering, Amy J.; Njenga, Sammy M.; Steinbaum, Lauren; Swarthout, Jenna; Lin, Audrie; Arnold, Benjamin F.; Stewart, Christine P.; Dentz, Holly N.; Mureithi, MaryAnne; Chieng, Benard; Wolfe, Marlene; Mahoney, Ryan; Kihara, Jimmy; Byrd, Kendra; Rao, Gouthami; Meerkerk, Theodora; Cheruiyot, Priscah; Papaiakovou, Marina; Pilotte, Nils; Williams, Steven A.; Colford, John M. Jr.; and Null, Clair, "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" (2019). Biological Sciences: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.