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IJHSR. 2016; 6(12): 9-14

A Study on Water Handling Practices in Urban Field Practice Area of Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Telangana, India.

Asma, Vimala Thomas, R L Lakshman Rao, KVS Murty.

Background: Water handling affects water quality & health and is normally targeted with hygiene interventions. Improved public water supply does not necessarily improve water quality at point of use &/or health outcomes. Most of the water is contaminated due to improper water handling practices owing to human activity.
1. This study was conducted to assess the Practices, attitude and knowledge, about water handling and storage.
2. To assess the knowledge of study population about diarrheal diseases.
Methods: The study was carried out in the urban field practice area of Gandhi medical college. A total of 250 households, were selected. The information was collected by questioning the mothers of children

Key words: water handling, safe drinking water, diarrheal diseases.

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