Hand washing for preventing diarrhoea.

  title={Hand washing for preventing diarrhoea.},
  author={Regina Ejemot and John E. Ehiri and Martin M. Meremikwu and Julia A Critchley},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Diarrhoea is a common cause of morbidity and a leading cause of death among children aged less than five years, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. It is transmitted by ingesting contaminated food or drink, by direct person-to-person contact, or from contaminated hands. Hand washing is one of a range of hygiene promotion interventions that can interrupt the transmission of diarrhoea-causing pathogens. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of interventions to promote hand… CONTINUE READING
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