Selected Readings and Websites on Handwashing

Luby, Stephen P., Mubina Agboatwalla, Daniel R Feikin, John Painter, Ward Billhimer MS, Arshad Altaf, Robert M
Hoekstra. “Effect of handwashing on child health: a randomized controlled trial.” The Lancet. Vol 366, July 16

Clasen T, Roberts I, Rabie T, Schmidt W-P, Cairncross S. “Interventions to improve water quality for preventing
diarrhoea.” (Cochrane Review). The Cochrane Library, Issue. Oxford. 

Curtis, V. and Cairncross, S.. “Effect of washing hands with soap on diarrhoea risk in the community: a systematic review”. The Lancet Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 3, May, pp 275-281. 

The Handwashing Handbook: A Guide for Developing a Hygiene Promotion Program to Increase Handwashing with Soap

WELL Fact Sheet: Health impact of handwashing with soap Author: Jeroen Ensink Quality assurance: Val Curtis

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