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Free Content An investigation of the effects of a hand washing intervention on health outcomes and school absence using a randomised trial in Indian urban communities

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To evaluate how an intervention, which combined hand washing promotion aimed at 5‐year‐olds with provision of free soap, affected illnesses among the children and their families and children's school absenteeism.

Keywords: acute respiratory infection; diarrhoea; hand washing with soap; hygiene; school absence

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 2014


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