Effect of hygiene interventions on acute respiratory infections in childcare, school and domestic settings in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

bySarah L. McGuinness, S. Fiona Barker, Joanne O’Toole et al.
Tropical Medicine & International Health – online: 25 May 2018

23 pp. 1.1 MB

Evidence suggests that hand hygiene interventions delivered in childcare, school and domestic settings can reduce acute respiratory infections (ARI) morbidity, but effectiveness varies according to setting, intervention target, and intervention compliance. Further studies are needed to develop, deliver and evaluate targeted and sustainable hygiene interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs).

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