PLoS journals launch important WASH collection

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PLoS journals launch important WASH collection

As a contribution to World Toilet Day, PLoS * has compiled its 2014-2016 WASH-related articles and there is a link to the collection on Sanitation Updates .

The 2016 studies include:

Interpreting the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS) Findings on Sanitation, Hygiene, and Diarrhea
Jonny Crocker, Jamie Bartram
PLOS Medicine : 03 May 2016

The Hygiene Hypothesis and Its Inconvenient Truths about Helminth Infections
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 15 Sep 2016

Scaling up Rural Sanitation in India
PLOS Medicine : 26 Aug 2014

WASH Research
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices regarding Diarrhea and Cholera following an Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign in the Solomon Islands
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 22 Aug 2016

Ivermectin Treatment and Sanitation Effectively Reduce Strongyloides stercoralis Infection Risk in Rural Communities in Camb…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 22 Aug 2016

Who Delivers without Water? A Multi Country Analysis of Water and Sanitation in the Childbirth Environment
PLOS ONE : 17 Aug 2016

High-Resolution Spatial Distribution and Estimation of Access to Improved Sanitation in Kenya
PLOS ONE : 12 Jul 2016

Sanitation and Hygiene-Specific Risk Factors for Moderate-to-Severe Diarrhea in Young Children in the Global Enteric Multicenter St…
PLOS Medicine : 03 May 2016

A Global Perspective on Drinking-Water and Sanitation Classification: An Evaluation of Census Content
PLOS ONE : 17 Mar 2016

School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, Soil-Transmitted Helminths, and Schistosomes: National Mapping in Ethiopia
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 08 Mar 2016

Have You Heard of Schistosomiasis? Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Nampula Province, Mozambique
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 04 Mar 2016

Risk of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in People with Different Exposures to Wastewater and Fecal Sludge in Kampala, Uganda: A Cross-S…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 03 Mar 2016

The Ecological Dynamics of Fecal Contamination and Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A in Municipal Kathma…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases : 06 Jan 2016


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* Added by moderator: What is PLos?
According to Wikipedia:
PLOS (for Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open access journals and other scientific literature under an open content license.
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PLOS for more information.

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