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Anal cleansing practices and faecal contamination : a preliminary investigation of behaviours and conditions in schools in rural Nyanza Province, Kenya

Anal cleansing is a necessary human activity. However, because of social taboos, there are few articles on the topic. School health plans overlook it as well. Researchers need to determine if and how current practices could harm child health to inform policy. [authors abstract]

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TitleAnal cleansing practices and faecal contamination : a preliminary investigation of behaviours and conditions in schools in rural Nyanza Province, Kenya
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsMcMahon, S., Caruso, B.A., Obure, A.F., Okumu, F., Rheingans, R.D.
PaginationP. 1536 - 1540
Keywordshygiene, kenya nyanza province, personal hygiene, rural areas, rural communities, schools, toilet hygiene
Abstract

Anal cleansing is a necessary human activity. However, because of social taboos, there are few articles on the topic. School health plans overlook it as well. Researchers need to determine if and how current practices could harm child health to inform policy. [authors abstract]

This is a SWASH+ -output.

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