WASH presentations at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2017 conference

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WASH presentations at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2017 conference

Dear Colleagues:

Links to abstracts of the presentations listed below from the ASTMH 2017 conference are on Sanitation Updates .

There were also sessions on the WASH Benefits study and the SHINE trials but no abstracts are available for the sessions:

Scientists Identify Potential Risk Factors in Mysterious Epidemic of Deadly Kidney Disease in Central American Farm Workers - Farm workers in Central America who are involved in weed or pest control, encounter rodents regularly, or drink or wash their hands with drainage ditch water may be at greater risk of suffering a puzzling kidney disease that has killed more than 20,000 people in Central America, according to a presentation Monday at #TropMed17.

23 - Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Environmental Health I –
- Impact of Improved Sanitation and Hygiene on Stunting in Rural Zambia Improved Sanitation and Hygiene on Stunting in Rural Zambia
- The association between fecal contamination and environmental antibiotic resistance in rural Brazil
- Effectiveness of a combined household-level piped water and sanitation intervention in rural Odisha, India on health: a matched cohort study
- Prevalence and etiology of enteric infections among children sharing sanitation in low-income neighborhoods of Maputo, Mozambique: baseline data from the MapSan Trial

24 - Protozoa
- Caregivers as a potential source of Cryptosporidium infection in Kenyan children
- Household transmission of Cryptosporidiosis in Bangladesh

53 - Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Environmental Health II
- Effectiveness of hand sanitizer with hand and respiratory hygiene education in reducing influenza-like illness and laboratory confirmed influenza among school children in Bangladesh, 2015
- Spillover effects of a combined water, sanitation and handwashing intervention in rural Bangladesh: a randomized controlled trial
- Identification of Specific Enteropathogens as Predictors of Linear Decline in Environmental Enteric Dysfunction
- Antibiotic resistance in dense, low-income neighborhoods: the role of sanitation in gene dispersion
- Evaluation of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Infrastructure in Rural Healthcare Facilities — Kamwenge District, Uganda, 2017
- Psychosocial Factors Mediating the Effect of a Health Facility Based Handwashing with Soap and Water Treatment Intervention in Bangladesh (CHoBI7 Trial)

68 - Bacteriology: Trachoma
- Influence of Individual and Environmental Factors on the Prevalence of Trachoma in theHealth District of Mokolo, Cameroon after 3 Years of Mass Treatment withZithromax and Tetracycline

Dan Campbell
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