Slum Communities in Uganda
||University at Albany
David O. Carpenter
University at Albany
|Description of cohort
||Residents of two urban slums near Kampala were trained in basic sanitation and use of chlorine tablets to purify drinking water.
|Location of cohort
||Drinking water contaminated with infectious organisms
|Health or social effects studied
||rates of infant diarrhea, compliance on hand washing and use of chlorine tablets
||Surface water used for drinking is highly contaminated with infectious organisms and diarrheal disease extremely common, especially in young children.