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Rainfall variation and child health: effect of rainfall on diarrhea among under 5 children in Rwanda, 2010

  • Assumpta Mukabutera1Email author,
  • Dana Thomson1, 2,
  • Megan Murray2, 3,
  • Paulin Basinga1, 4,
  • Laetitia Nyirazinyoye1,
  • Sidney Atwood5,
  • Kevin P. Savage2,
  • Aimable Ngirimana6 and
  • Bethany L. Hedt-Gauthier2, 7
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:731

Received: 5 January 2016

Accepted: 3 August 2016

Published: 5 August 2016

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3 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
5 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12889-016-3435-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Kigali, Rwanda
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Epidemiology Departments, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC), Kigali, Rwanda
Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA
Rwanda Meteorological Agency, Kigali, Rwanda
Partners In Health, Kigali, Rwanda