June 26, 2017 – Recent WASH research

June 26, 2017 – Recent WASH research.
Handwashing in 51 Countries: Analysis of Proxy Measures of Handwashing Behavior in Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys and Demographic and Health Surveys, 2010–2013.
Food safety in developing countries: research gaps and opportunities.
Environmental Health, June 20, 2017.
With the available evidence it is not possible to be definitive about risks to human health from oral exposure to silver particulates.
There is an urgent need to determine whether people exposed to particulate silver as part of drinking water treatment have evidence of DNA damage.
Water Policy, June 2017.
This paper evaluates the policy to highlight its strengths and weaknesses, to inform possible future review and guide new policy development in developing countries or troubleshoot existing policies.
Water/sanitation/hygiene professionals have attempted, with only limited success, to reduce fecal exposure and human disease in the absence of definitive civil engineering approaches.
Medical professionals have worked to develop vaccines against some of the most important fecal oral pathogens.

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