Expanding the WASH Perspective: How do Water, Animals, Sanitation, and Hygiene Relate to Child Height?

Fierstein, Jamie.

2017

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  • Abstract: The lack of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (specifically hand washing) (WASH) is responsible for millions of cases of infectious diarrhea in children under five. Childhood enteric infections lead to malnutrition, inflammation, and ultimately, stunted growth. Low height-for-age (HAZ) (i.e., stunting) is associated with diminished cognition, suppressed immunity, and reduced econom... read more
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