Costs of diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection attributable to not handwashing: the cases of India and China.

@article{Townsend2017CostsOD,
  title={Costs of diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection attributable to not handwashing: the cases of India and China.},
  author={Joy Townsend and Katie Greenland and Val Curtis},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2017},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          74-81
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the national costs relating to diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections from not handwashing with soap after contact with excreta and the costs and benefits of handwashing behaviour change programmes in India and China. METHODS Data on the reduction in risk of diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection attributable to handwashing with soap were used, together with World Health Organization (WHO) estimates of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to diarrhoea and… CONTINUE READING

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