Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature

@article{McDonald2008AreHA,
  title={Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature},
  author={Elizabeth L McDonald and Ross Stewart Bailie and David R Brewster and Peter Stanley Morris},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={153 - 153}
}
BACKGROUND Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities still experience a high burden of common infectious diseases which are generally attributed to poor hygiene and unsanitary living conditions. The objective of this systematic literature review was to examine the epidemiological evidence for a relationship between various hygiene and public health intervention strategies, separately or in combination, and the occurrence of common preventable childhood infectious diseases. The… CONTINUE READING

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