Karen Levy, PhD, MPH, and Matthew Freeman, PhD, MPH, have received a 3-year, $600,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a project entitled Chicken Exposures and Enteric Pathogens in Children Exposed through Environmental Pathways (ChEEP ChEEP).
Presentation held by Kate Medlicott and Sophie Boisson, WHO on the WHO Guidelines on sanitation and health and the recordings of the World Toilet Day webinar jointly hosted by SuSanA, WHO and UN-Water.
Anna Chard's (PhD Candidate) paper on “The impact of WASH improvements on infections disease using serum antibody detection” has been published in Best of UNICEF Research 2018! Read more about the work in Mali on page 62.
An interdisciplinary team led by Matthew Freeman, PhD, MPH, and Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD—in coordination with partners at Georgia Tech— will spearhead the study to assess how and why several countries (including Nepal, Senegal, India, and others) succeeded in rapidly increasing vaccination coverage rates and sustaining high coverage rates long term.
Members from our group and others at Emory have contributed in the development of guidelines that provide comprehensive advice on maximizing the health impact of sanitation interventions. By adopting WHO’s new guidelines, countries can significantly reduce the 829 000 annual diarrhoeal deaths due to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene.
In collaboration with IRC WASH, Azmeh Khan (MPH ‘19) used 15 years of data to predict the feasibility of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Development and application of novel caregiver hygiene behavior measures relating to food preparation, handwashing, and play environments in rural Kenya
The STH Advisory Committee present the recommendations arising from their 2016 meeting and highlight challenges and potential solutions on the road toward the 2020 goal of soil-transmitted helminthiasis control and elimination
Deworming in pre-school age children: A global empirical analysis of health outcomes
Detection of Immunoglobulin G Antibodies to Taenia solium Cysticercosis Antigen Glutathione-S-Transferase–rT24H in Malian Children Using Multiplex Bead Assay
The impact of school water, sanitation, and hygiene improvements on infectious disease using serum antibody detection
Design, Intervention Fidelity, and Behavioral Outcomes of a School-Based Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Cluster-Randomized Trial in Laos
Interventions to maximize facial cleanliness and achieve environmental improvement for trachoma elimination: A review of the grey literature