Researchers receive grant to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

Researchers receive grant to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

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).

Researchers receive $1.5M to study immunization programs with high rates of coverage

Researchers receive $1.5M to study immunization programs with high rates of coverage

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.

Guidelines on Sanitation and Health published online

Guidelines on Sanitation and Health published online

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.