Evaluate the Effect of Planet Water Foundation's Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Intervention
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02015325|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Study was never approved by IRB so was never initiated)
First Posted : December 19, 2013
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Diarrheal Episodes||Behavioral: Planet Water Foundation's Program||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Assessing the Health Impact of Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Education in the Developing World|
|Study Start Date :||June 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2014|
No Intervention: Control
Control schools were included if they did not have any ongoing water and sanitation hygiene initiative.
Experimental: Planet Water Program Intervention
School were included that were receiving the Planet Water Foundation's Program (PWP) providing a school-based program focusing on three components: (a) access to safe water, (b) access to hand washing facilities, and (c) access to water-health and hygiene education. Children will have access to safe water in the schools provided through the use of an AquaTower, and a 4 week educational program.
Behavioral: Planet Water Foundation's Program
Planet Water Foundation's Program (PWP) provides a school-based program with an aim to improve health outcomes in children using three components: (a) access to safe water, (b) access to hand washing facilities, and (c) access to water-health and hygiene education. As part of the PWP, access to safe water is provided through the use of an AquaTower, which incorporates an Ultra Filtration (UF) system. WASH messaging is also posted around the AquaTower as derived from PWP's school-based four week Water-Health & Hygiene education program.
- School absence due to diarrheal episodes [ Time Frame: Month 4 ]
- Incidence of influenza or other respiratory illnesses [ Time Frame: Month 4 ]
- Number diarrheal episodes [ Time Frame: Month 4 ]
- Change from baseline children's WASH knowledge, attitudes, and practices at 4 months [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 4 ]
- Average academic score [ Time Frame: Year 1 ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02015325
|BAIF Development Research Foundation|
|Pune, India, 411058|
|Principal Investigator:||Ashish Joshi, MD, PhD, MPH||University of Nebraska|