Perception and practice of hand washing in Kuramo Community, Lagos, Nigeria

  title={Perception and practice of hand washing in Kuramo Community, Lagos, Nigeria},
  author={F. Ogunsola and M. Balogun and Sunny Aigbefo and O. Oduyebo and R. Oladele and Jumoke Olufemi and V. Ajieroh},
  journal={International Journal of Infection Control},
  • F. Ogunsola, M. Balogun, +4 authors V. Ajieroh
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Infection Control
  • Diarrhoea and respiratory tract infections are common causes of morbidity and mortality among children aged less than five years, particularly in low and middle-income countries and children in the lowest socio economic quintile have higher morbidity and mortality. Contaminated hands are an important mode of transmission from infected persons to susceptible hosts. this cross-sectional baseline assessment was carried out during the months of March – May 2011 in Kuramo beach community, an urban… CONTINUE READING
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