According to a study in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, high quality water and good hygienic practices can lead to improved growth among young kids.
The authors say that improving access to clean water and soap may increase height because of low microbiological and parasitic infestations in early childhood. These infestations can reduce or stunt growth.
Federal Programs Related to - Children & Youth Services
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
Daniel Flynn, 25, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou, has received the title of Victorian Young Australian of the Year. “It’s an honor to be put in a category with finalists of this calibre…” Flynn said.
Access to Clean Water and Soap Improve Growth in Young Children