Academic Publication

WASH, Environmental Enteropathy, Nutrition, and Early Child Development

Francis M. Ngure
Brianna M. Reid
Jean H. Humphrey
Mduduzi N. Mbuya
Gretel Pelto
Rebecca J. Stoltzfus
Publication Year:
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

This article reviews evidence linking WASH, anemia, and child growth, and highlight pathways through which WASH may affect early child development, primarily through inflammation, stunting, and anemia. The article recommends the concept of baby WASH to be added to early childhood development programs.



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