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News & Press Releases

June 23, 2016
Q&A with WHD Collaborator Shahjahan Ali.
June 7, 2016
Event highlights water, sanitation and health parallels between developing and wealthy countries.
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April 12, 2016

Fellows in Stanford's Rising Environmental Leaders Program get crash course on linking science to policy at DC Bootcamp


March 11, 2016
WHD Director Jenna Davis discusses possible solution to sanitation challenges in world's urban slums.
October 14, 2015 | Stanford News
A new paper presents the first scientific trial showing child growth improves when communities participate in a community-led sanitation program.
August 31, 2015 | KQED QUEST
Video story featuring Amy Pickering's work developing low-cost, low-tech solutions reducing the spread of disease in regions of low water quality.
July 30, 2015 | KQED QUEST
Stanford researchers develop a better, easier, cheaper way to clean water at the source.
July 30, 2015 | Omaha World-Herald
Story illustrates several ways in which Dr. Stephen Luby's work has improved lives in underprivileged nations.
May 13, 2015 |
Sebastien Tilmans and Kory Russel at Stanford University have developed a system to deal with toilet waste that does not require water.