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Comparing the behavioural impact of a nudge-based handwashing intervention to high-intensity hygiene education: a cluster-randomised trial in rural Bangladesh

January 1, 2018

Our trial demonstrates sustained improved handwashing behaviour 5 months after the nudge intervention.

Enteric Infections in Young Children are Associated with Environmental Enteropathy and Impaired Growth

November 9, 2017

Enteric infections were significantly associated with EE and impaired growth in rural Bangladesh. These findings provide further evidence to support the hypothesis that contaminated soil in child play spaces can lead to enteric infections, many of which are likely subclinical, resulting in EE and impaired growth in young children.

Getting the Basic Rights – The Role of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Maternal and Reproductive Health: A Conceptual Framework

March 1, 2015

This study sought to explore linkages between WASH and maternal and perinatal health via a conceptual approach and a scoping review.It found that WASH affects the risk of adverse maternal and perinatal health outcomes. These exposures are multiple, overlapping, and may be distinct from the immediate health outcome. Much of the evidence is weak, based on observational studies and anecdotal evidence, with relatively few systematic reviews.