|Create Date||March 16, 2016|
|Last Updated||April 1, 2016|
Publisher: Buffalo University
Refugees are at high risk for communicable diseases due to overcrowding and poor water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions. Handwashing with soap removes pathogens from hands and reduces disease risk. A hepatitis E outbreak in the refugee camps of Maban County, South Sudan in 2012 prompted increased hygiene promotion and improved provision of soap, handwashing stations, and latrines. We conducted a study 1 year after the outbreak to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the refugees in Maban County.
|Handwashing Study in Maban Refugee Camps (S.Sudan) - Buffalo University (2012)||Download|