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Email: matthew.freeman@emory.edu

MCF conceived the review. MCF and ES wrote the first draft of the protocol.

MCF, ES, DGA, and JU decided on the search strategy, data analysis plan, and reviewed the final draft of the protocol.

MCF serves on the Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis Advisory Committee, which receives funding from Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.

MCF has a grant from Johnson & Johnson for work assessing the impact of school-based water, sanitation, and hygiene on STH.

JU is a co-investigator of a grant by the UBS Optimus Foundation that investigates the effect of community-led total sanitation and health eduction against soil-transmitted helminthiasis and diarrhoea.

JU also acts as the chair of the Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis Advisory Committee, which receives funding from Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.

DGA and ES are affiliated with the Children Without Worms (CWW) programme at the Task Force for Global Health.

CWW receives financial support from Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, as well as individual donors.

The views expressed in this protocol do not necessarily reflect UK government policy.

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The editorial base of the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group is funded by UK aid from the UK Government for the benefit of developing countries (Grant: 5242).

Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil-transmitted helminth infection

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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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Volume 5

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, Pages 1-12

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

Abstract:

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effectiveness of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions to prevent soil-transmitted helminth infection.

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© 2016 The Authors. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration.

This is an Open Access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/).

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