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  • Thomas F Clasen, Sophie Boisson, +11 authors Wolf-Peter Schmidt
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet. Global health
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 November 2014)
  • BACKGROUND 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 1·5Continue Reading
  • Annette Prüss-Űstün, Jamie Bartram, +18 authors Sandy Cairncross
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 2014 (First Publication: 30 April 2014)
  • Objective To estimate the burden of diarrhoeal diseases from exposure to inadequate water, sanitation and hand hygiene in low- and middle-income settings and provide an overview of the impact onContinue Reading
  • Eric Strunz, David G Addiss, Meredith E. Stocks, Stephanie Ogden, Jürg Utzinger, Matthew C Freeman
  • Medicine
  • PLoS medicine
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 March 2014)
  • In a systematic review and meta-analysis, Eric Strunz and colleagues examine whether improvements in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) practices are associated with reduced risk of infectionsContinue Reading
  • Jennyfer Wolf, Annette Prüss-Űstün, +17 authors Julian P T Higgins
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 August 2014)
  • OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of inadequate water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease in low- and middle-income settings. METHODS The search strategy used Cochrane Library, MEDLINE & PubMed,Continue Reading
  • Matthew C Freeman, Leslie E. Greene, +4 authors Richard D. Rheingans
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 December 2011)
  • OBJECTIVES There has been increased attention to access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at schools in developing countries, but a dearth of empirical studies on the impact. We conducted aContinue Reading
  • Jack E T Grimes, David Croll, Wendy E. Harrison, Jürg Utzinger, Matthew C Freeman, Michael R. Templeton
  • Medicine
  • PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 December 2014)
  • BACKGROUND Access to "safe" water and "adequate" sanitation are emphasized as important measures for schistosomiasis control. Indeed, the schistosomes' lifecycles suggest that their transmission mayContinue Reading
  • Matthew C Freeman, Stephanie Ogden, +27 authors Jürg Utzinger
  • Medicine
  • PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 September 2013)
  • Improvements of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and appropriate health-seeking behavior are necessary for achieving sustained control, elimination, or eradication of manyContinue Reading
    This cross-sectional analysis examined the influence of school and household water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)conditions on recent primary school absence in light of other individual, household,Continue Reading
  • Bethany A Caruso, Matthew C Freeman, +4 authors Richard D. Rheingans
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 October 2014)
  • OBJECTIVES Improving school water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions reduces pupil absence and illness. However, these benefits may depend on the conditions of the latrines and availability ofContinue Reading