Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-26-2019

Publication Title

PLoS: Medicine

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.

Keywords

Sanitation, Ascaris, Giardia, Nutrition, Helminth infections, Protozoan infections, Parasitic diseases, Water resources

Volume

16

Issue

6

DOI

doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002841

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Rights

© 2019 Pickering et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Comments

Archived as published.

All replication scripts and data are available on Open Science Framework at the following link: https://osf.io/k2s47/

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