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News & Press Releases

March 21, 2017
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which funds up to $30 million in water-related grants a year, is partnering with WHD.
February 2, 2017 | Scope, Stanford Medicine's blog
WHD's Stephen Luby to direct health evaluation of major effort to revitalize slums through water management strategies.
December 12, 2016
Stanford scientists are developing methods for monitoring of DNA in wastewater that could enable early detection of disease and undetected pathogens.
November 3, 2016
New WHD-led research in Kenya finds international mechanisms offsetting greenhouse gas output are inaccurate and need third-party monitoring.
October 11, 2016
As part of an ongoing series of WHD “alumni” profiles, we caught up with Mia Catharine Mattioli.
October 6, 2016
U.S. data in assessment models of hand- and object-mouthing underestimate rates of exposure to diarrheal disease in low-income countries.
July 20, 2016 | New Security Beat
Graduate student Eric Wilbern discusses container-based sanitation, a global sanitation solution pioneered by Stanford researchers and others.
June 30, 2016
Innovative and affordable handwashing system holds promise for reducing spread of disease in areas without reliable piped water.
June 28, 2016
Lauren Steinbaum discusses a recent study indicating interventions to limit children’s exposure to household soil could complement other parasitic...