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The effect of arsenic mitigation interventions on disease burden in Bangladesh

Lokuge, Kamalini; Smith, Wayne T; Caldwell, Bruce; Dear, Keith; Milton, Abdul


Many interventions have been advocated to mitigate the impact of arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh. However, there are few data on the true magnitude of arsenic-related disease in Bangladesh nationally. There has also been little consideration given to possible adverse effects of such interventions, in particular, diarrheal disease. The purpose of this study was to estimate and compare the likely impacts of arsenic mitigation interventions on both arsenic-related disease and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-06-17
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.6866


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