Clean Hands: Prevention of Typhoid Fever in Rural Communities in Egypt

  title={Clean Hands: Prevention of Typhoid Fever in Rural Communities in Egypt},
  author={A. L. Lohiniva and M. Saeed and N. El-Sayeed and M. Talaat},
  journal={International Quarterly of Community Health Education},
  pages={215 - 227}
  • A. L. Lohiniva, M. Saeed, +1 author M. Talaat
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • International Quarterly of Community Health Education
  • Typhoid fever is a serious public health problem in Egypt. Effective prevention strategies include the promotion of handwashing. This study explores factors that influence handwashing practices in the Egyptian setting and makes recommendations on how to use this information in a handwashing campaign. In addition to key informant interviews, 16 focus group discussions and 21 in-depth interviews were carried out with female respondents in three different rural sites. The data was analyzed by… CONTINUE READING
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