Water Management

WHD's Stephen Luby to direct health evaluation of major effort to revitalize slums through water management strategies.

Sustainability

Among other sustainable service models, WHD researchers are developing and evaluating low-cost, in-line chlorination systems that can reduce contamination of drinking water in urban slums.

Handwashing

WHD researchers are working on innovative solutions that make handwashing convenient and economical in areas without reliable piped water.

Early Intervention

WHD researchers are studying the health and developmental benefits of water quality, sanitation, hand washing, and nutritional interventions during the first years of life.

Q&A: Clean water, sanitation and hygiene for all

Jenna Davis and Vladimir Kozlow discussed takeaways from the Bay Area WASH symposium, along with larger themes and challenges that surface in their WASH research.


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Using play-based learning to promote healthy habits

Stanford Ph.D. candidate James Winter leads a project in Zambia assessing the impacts play-based learning can have on teaching children safe sanitation and hygiene practices.

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Working toward reliable rural water supplies

Stanford Ph.D. candidate Daniel Smith leads a project in Uganda aimed at achieving safe, reliable water services by incentivizing water infrastructure maintenance.

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