Publication:
25th Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe
Author:
Kurt Z. Long, Inong R Gunanti, Salvador Zamora, Georgina Mora, Matthew M. Hutmacher, Representing the Healthy Birth, Growth, and Development knowledge integration (HBGDki) Community
HBGDki Topics:
Stunting, Wasting
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Objectives

Burden of childhood diarrhea and malnutrition remain high in South Asia due to inadequate household sanitation, lack of access to improved water, and poor hygiene practices

We aimed to:

  • Determine causal pathways linking household factors, enteric pathogen infections, and impaired growth in children residing in rural communities of Bangladesh
  • Identify factors and pathways that are critical points in gastrointestinal parasite transmission pathways and childhood stunting

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