Hygiene intervention reduces contamination of weaning food in Bangladesh
Version of Record online: 28 DEC 2012
© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Tropical Medicine & International Health
Volume 18, Issue 3, pages 250–258, March 2013
How to Cite
Islam, M. S., Mahmud, Z. H., Gope, P. S., Zaman, R. U., Hossain, Z., Islam, M. S., Mondal, D., Sharker, M. A. Y., Islam, K., Jahan, H., Bhuiya, A., Endtz, H. P., Cravioto, A., Curtis, V., Touré, O. and Cairncross, S. (2013), Hygiene intervention reduces contamination of weaning food in Bangladesh. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 18: 250–258. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12051
- Issue online: 15 FEB 2013
- Version of Record online: 28 DEC 2012
- UK Department for International Development (DFID)
- Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) Consortium
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
- Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
- Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
- Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
- 2005) Diseases risks from foods, England and Wales 1996–2000. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11, 365–372. , , , & (
- 1999) Health care expenditure in Bangladesh. In: Health Situation and Health Care Expenditure in Bangladesh (ed. SA Ahmed) Evidences from Nationally Representative surveys, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Bangladesh. (
- American Public Health Association (1998) Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 20th edn. America Public Health Association/American Water Works Association/Water Environment Federation, Washington, DC, USA.
- 1979) Membrane filter enumeration method for Clostridium perfringens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 37, 55–66. & (
- 1982) Contamination of weaning foods and transmission of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli diarrhoea in children in rural Bangladesh. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 76, 259–264. , , , & (
- 1992) Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Evaluation: A Guide to Identifying and Assessing Risks Associated with Food Preparation and Storage. WHO, Geneva. (
- Codex Alimentarius Commission (1993) Guidelines for the Application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) System. Codex Alimentarius Commission, Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome.
- 1999) Child health promotion in developing countries: the case for integration of environmental and social interventions? Health Policy and Planning 14, 1–10. & (
- 2001) Critical control points of complementary food preparation and handling in eastern Nigeria. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 79, 423–433. , , , , & (
- 1990) Food Contamination and Diarrhoea. World Health, Baltimore, MD, pp. 19–20. (
- 1989) Interventions for the Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases Among Young Children: Promotion of Food Hygiene. WHO/CDD/89.30, Geneva, Switzerland (unpublished document). & (
- 1994) Weaning and diarrhoeal disease. Journal of Diarrhoeal Disease Research 12, 4–13. & (
- 1990) Bacterial contamination of weaning foods and drinking water in rural Bangladesh. Epidemiology and Infection 104, 79–85. , , & (
- 1993) Growth and survival of Shigella flexneri in common Bangladeshi foods under varying conditions of time and temperature. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59, 652–654. , & (
- 1994) Faecal pollution of freshwater environments in Bangladesh. The International Journal of Environmental Studies 46, 161–165. , , & (
- 2000) Microbiology of pond ecosystems in rural Bangladesh: its public health implications. The International Journal of Environmental Studies 58, 33–46. , , et al. (
- 2007) Faecal contamination of drinking water sources of Dhaka city during 2004 flood in Bangladesh and use of disinfectants for water treatment. Journal of Applied Microbiology 103, 80–87. , , et al. (
- 2011) Purification of household water using a novel mixture reduces diarrheal disease in Matlab, Bangladesh. Transaction of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 105, 341–345. , , et al. (
- 2006) Diarrheal diseases. In: Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edn (eds DT Jamison, JG Breman & AR Measham et al.) Oxford University Press and the World Bank, New York, pp. 371–388. , , et al. (
- 1999) Food related illness and death in the United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases 5, 607–625. , , et al. (
- 1993) Contaminated weaning food: a major risk factor for diarrhoea and associated malnutrition. WHO Bulletin 71, 79–92. , & (
- 1997) Improving the safety of street vended food. World Health Statistics Quarterly 50, 124–131. , & (
- National Sanitation Foundation (2006) HACCP Training Series; HACCP Manager Certification Training. NSF International, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
- 2011) Microbial contamination of seven major weaning foods in Nigeria. Journal of Health Population and Nutrition 29, 415–419. & (
- 1978) Bacterial contamination in traditional Gambian weaning foods. Lancet 1, 136–138. , & (
- 1998) Evaluation of two media for the membrane filtration enumeration of Clostridium perfringens from water. Letters in Applied Microbiology 27, 323–327. , , & (
- 1987) An educational intervention for altering water-sanitation behaviors to reduce childhood diarrhea in urban Bangladesh. II. A randomized trial to assess the impact of the intervention on hygiene behaviors and rates of diarrhea. American Journal of Epidemiology 125, 292–301. & (
- 2011) Improving microbiological food safety in peri-urban Mali; an experimental study. Food Control 22, 1565–1572. , , , & (
- 2012) Piloting an intervention to improve microbiological food safety in Peri-Urban Mali. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.02.003. Epub ahead of print. , , , & (
- WHO (1993a) Contaminated Food: A Major Cause of Diarrhoea and Associated Malnutrition Among Infants and Young Children. WHO Working Group on Infant Feeding, (Facts about infant feeding issue no. 3). Food Safety Unit, WHO, Geneva, pp. 4.
- WHO (1993b) Application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) System for the Improvement of Food Safety. Report of WHO Supported Case Studies on Food Prepared in Homes, Street Vending Operations, and in Cottage Industries. WHO Document: WHO/FUN/FOS/93.1. Food Safety Unit, Division of Food and Nutrition, WHO, Geneva.
- WHO (1997) HACCP: Introducing the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System. WHO Document, WHO/FUN/FOS/97.2. WHO, Geneva.