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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...
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.