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An Individual-Level Meta-Analysis Assessing the Impact of Community-Level Sanitation Access on Child Stunting, Anemia, and Diarrhea

An estimated 1 billion people live without access to any type of sanitation facility, i.e. a toilet or latrine. This lack of sanitation access fails to contain human feces, which are responsible for transmission of various diarrheal diseases as well as…

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Understanding child stunting in India

Child undernutrition is the cause of one third of deaths in children under five [1]. It produces serious health, social and economic consequences throughout the life course [2]–[4] as well as across generations [5], making it the leading risk factor among children under five worldwide [6].

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