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Type Journal Article - The Malawi Journal of Aplied Science
Title Household use of Water Guard for treating drinking water in Chikhwawa District, Southern Malawi
Author(s)
Volume 1
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2014
Page numbers 2
URL http://www.poly.ac.mw/application/views/articles/Mjasi First Issue.pdf#page=4
Abstract
This cross-sectional study assessed the use of WaterGuard for treatment
of drinking water at household level in Chikhwawa district in the Southern
Region of Malawi. WaterGuard is a local chlorine product being promoted
by Population Services International (PSI) Malawi for disinfection
of drinking water at household level in the country. Quantitative and
qualitative methods were used for data collection. A questionnaire was
administered to 349 households. Four Focus Group Discussions (FGDs)
were conducted with women with at least an under-five (u/5) child. At
household level, collection and storage of water was assessed. Samples of
drinking water were tested for residual chlorine

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