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Water, sanitation and hygiene interventions to prevent diarrhoea

Diarrhoea mostly results from lack of safe drinking-water, adequate sanitation and hygiene. A number of interventions are effective in preventing diarrhoeal diseases, thereby positively impacting the nutritional status of those most vulnerable.

This World Health Organization (WHO) web page provides a list of Cochrane and other related systematic reviews of the impact of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions on the prevention of diarrhoea, a list of current and ongoing related clinical trials, and other related documents. 

TitleWater, sanitation and hygiene interventions to prevent diarrhoea
Publication TypeLiterature Review
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsWHO
Secondary Titlee-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)
Date Published01/2017
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordshealth impact, nutrition
Abstract

Diarrhoea mostly results from lack of safe drinking-water, adequate sanitation and hygiene. A number of interventions are effective in preventing diarrhoeal diseases, thereby positively impacting the nutritional status of those most vulnerable.

This World Health Organization (WHO) web page provides a list of Cochrane and other related systematic reviews of the impact of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions on the prevention of diarrhoea, a list of current and ongoing related clinical trials, and other related documents. 

URLhttp://www.who.int/elena/titles/wsh_diarrhoea/en/
Citation Key82485