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ARNOLD, B.F.; NULL, C.; LUBY, S.; UNICOMB, L.; STEWART, C.; DEWEY, K.; AHMED, T.; ASHRAF, S.; CHRISTENSEN, G.; CLASEN, T.; DENTZ, H.N.; FERNALD, L.C.H.; HAQUE, R.; HUBBARD, A.; KARIGER, P.; LEONTSINI, E.; LIN, A.; NJENGA, S.M.; PICKERING, A.J.; RAM, P.K.; TOFAIL, F.; WINCH, P.; COLFORD, J.M. (2013): Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trials of Individual and Combined Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Nutritional Interventions in Rural Bangladesh and Kenya. The WASH Benefits Study Design Rationale. In: BMJ Open.. London: British Medical Journal Group (BMJ Group). URL [Accessed: 23.09.2013].

Water quality, sanitation, handwashing and nutritional interventions can independently reduce enteric infections and growth faltering. There is little evidence that directly compares the effects of these individual and combined interventions on diarrhoea and growth when delivered to infants and young children. The objective of the WASH Benefits study is to help fill this knowledge gap.