Ritical appraisal of Randomised controlled trials
A public health department in a low or middle income country is concerned that there are increasing numbers of young children of HIV-positive mothers who are dying of diarrhoea due to enteric infection.
Answer the following questions from the study by Peletz et al (2012)Assessing water filtration and safe storage in households with young children of HIV-posiive mothers: A randomised controllled trial in Zambia.
A). Comment on the strengths and weaknesses of the outcome measures that were used in the study. you are expected to justify your answers.
B). comment on the main results of the study by peletz et al and how can you ensure that any decision for the widespread introduction of water filtration in reducing deaths due to enteric infection in young children of HIV-positive mothers is appropriate for the local context for which the public health department has responsiblity. you are expected to justify your answers.