Domestic hygiene and diarrhoea - pinpointing the problem.

  title={Domestic hygiene and diarrhoea - pinpointing the problem.},
  author={Val Curtis and Sandy Cairncross and Raymond Yonli},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={5 1},
Improving domestic hygiene practices is potentially one of the most effective means of reducing the global burden of diarrhoeal diseases in children. However, encouraging behaviour change is a complex and uncertain business. If hygiene promotion is to succeed, it needs to identify and target only those few hygiene practices which are the major source of risk in any setting. Using biological reasoning, we hypothesize that any behaviours which prevent stools from getting into the domestic arena… CONTINUE READING

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