|Title||School WASH and diarrheal disease : can improving school-based WASH conditions reduce diarrheal disease among students?|
|Authors||Freeman, MC, Clasen, T, Dreibelbis, R, Saboori, S, Greene, LE, Rheingans, R|
|Date Published||2012-01-01 ?|
|Place Published||Nairobi, Kenya|
Nearly 1.3 million children under age five die each year from diarrheal diseases due to unsafe drinking water. Although there are numerous studies of diarrhea-related mortality for children under age five, little is known about the burden and implications of diarrheal disease for school-aged children. The SWASH+ Project conducted a cluster-randomized trial to assess the impact of a school-based water supply, water quality, sanitation, and hygiene promotion intervention on diarrheal disease among primary school pupils. [authors abstract]
This is a one page summary based on the article "The impact of a school-based water supply and treatment, hygiene, and sanitation program on pupil diarrhea: A cluster-randomized trial" by M.C. Freeman, T. Clasen, R. Dreibelbis, S. Saboori, L. Greene and R. Rheingans.
This is a SWASH+ -output.
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