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Advantages and limitations for users of double pit pour-flush latrines: a qualitative study in rural Bangladesh

  • Faruqe Hussain1, 6Email author,
  • Thomas Clasen2,
  • Shahinoor Akter1,
  • Victoria Bawel3,
  • Stephen P. Luby1, 3,
  • Elli Leontsini5,
  • Leanne Unicomb1,
  • Milan Kanti Barua4,
  • Brittany Thomas5 and
  • Peter J. Winch5
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:515

Received: 29 December 2016

Accepted: 11 May 2017

Published: 25 May 2017

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Original Submission
29 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - ELIZABETH CROMWELL
17 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernard Keraita
30 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Faruqe Hussain
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 May 2017 Editorially accepted
25 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4412-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Stanford University, California, USA
BRAC WASH Programme, BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
Programme for Emerging Infections, Infectious Diseases Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh