Intermittent slow sand filtration for preventing diarrhoea among children in Kenyan households using unimproved water sources: randomized controlled trial.

@article{Tiwari2009IntermittentSS,
  title={Intermittent slow sand filtration for preventing diarrhoea among children in Kenyan households using unimproved water sources: randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Sangya-Sangam K Tiwari and W P Schmidt and Jeannie L. Darby and Z G Kariuki and Marion W. Jenkins},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={1374-82}
}
OBJECTIVE Measure effectiveness of intermittent slow sand filtration for reducing child diarrhoea among households using unimproved water sources in rural Kenya. METHODS A randomized controlled trail was conducted among populations meeting a high-risk profile for child diarrhoea from drinking river water in the River Njoro watershed. Intervention households (30) were provided the concrete BioSand Filter and instructed on filter use and maintenance. Control households (29) continued normal… CONTINUE READING

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