Reducing occurrence of Giardia duodenalis in children living in semiarid regions: impact of a large scale rainwater harvesting initiative.

BACKGROUND: In Brazil, about two million people living in rural semiarid regions were benefited with the construction of rainwater cement cisterns, as an initiative from the program "One Million Cisterns" (P1MC). Nevertheless, few epidemiological studies have been conducted to assess healt...

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Main Authors: Jacqueline Evangelista Fonseca, Mariângela Carneiro, João Luiz Pena, Enrico A Colosimo, Nívea Bispo da Silva, André Gabriel F C da Costa, Luciano E Moreira, Sandy Cairncross, Léo Heller
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-06-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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