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Understanding Healthcare Workers Self-Reported Practices, Knowledge and Attitude about Hand Hygiene in a Medical Setting in Rural India

Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) constitute a major threat to patients’ and healthcare workers’ safety globally…

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Using Observational Data to Estimate the Effect of Hand Washing and Clean Delivery Kit Use by Birth Attendants on Maternal Deaths after Home Deliveries in Rural Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Reducing maternal deaths during pregnancy, childbirth and the first 42 days after delivery is a major global health challenge addressed by the fifth Millennium Development Goal. The MDG target is to reduce the Maternal Mortality Ratio by three-quarters between…

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Use of Electronic Loggers to Measure Changes in the Rates of Hand Washing with Soap in Low-Income Urban Households in India

There is considerable evidence that hand washing with soap (HWWS) can reduce the incidence of diarrhoeal disease and respiratory infections. However, globally, rates of HWWS remain low and there is a pressing need to…

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