Diarrhea Prevention in People Living with HIV: An Evaluation of a Point-of-Use Water Quality Intervention in Lagos, Nigeria

  • Source:
  • Barzilay EJ et al. 2011. AIDS Care March 2011. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Summary:
  • Diarrhea is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Africa. The impact of a point-of-use water chlorination and storage intervention on diarrheal-disease risk in a population of HIV-infected women in Lagos, Nigeria was evaluated. Point-of-use water treatment was associated with a reduced risk of diarrhea in PLHIV. Regular water treatment was required to achieve health benefits.

  • Keywords:
  • Diarrheal Diseases Household Water Treatment & Storage
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