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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)

gh topics insetEGHI supports Emory faculty and students addressing Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) issues around the world. Specific projects focus on a wide range of topics including household water use and treatment, WASH technology, and school- and home-based hygiene promotion programs.

Bangladesh

WASH Intervention Monitoring Using Mobile Phone Technology in Rural Bangladesh with International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.
Midpoint Evaluation of the Sanitation, Hygiene Education, and Water Supply in Bangladesh (SHEWA-B) Intervention, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.

Bolivia

A Multidisciplinary Project to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate Market-based Approaches for Scaling up Sanitation Coverage and Household Access to Safe Water in Different Regions of Bolivia, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.
Pro-Poor Sanitation Demand Creation in Bolivia, 2008 Student Field Scholar Project.

Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, Honduras, Kenya, and Rwanda

Christine Moe, Eugene J. Gangarosa Professor of Safe Water and Sanitation at the Rollins School of Public Health and Director of Emory's Center for Global Safe Water, received a 2008 EGHI Partnership Program Grant to expand the Partnership and Research Activities at the Center for Global Safe Water at Emory.

Dominican Republic

Assessing the Burden of Diarrheal Disease and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Behaviors in Migrant Haitian-Dominican Communities in the Dominican Republic: Inroads for Prevention and Promotion, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Ethiopia

Arborloo Uptake, Sustained Use, and Diffusion in Rural Ethiopia, 2013 Student Field Scholar Project.

Ghana

Sanitation Systems and Strategies in Accra, Ghana: Cultural Assessments and Policy Recommendations, 2010 Student Field Scholar Project.
Identification and Assessment of Water and Sanitation Practices by Use of GPS Mapping and Door-to-Door Questionnaires in Peri-urban and Rural Communities of Accra, Ghana, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.

Haiti

Evaluating and Expanding Access to Household Chlorination in Rural Haiti, 2010 Student Field Scholar Project.
Safe Water Initiatives in Haiti, 2008 Student Field Scholar Project.

Kenya

Field Assessment in Rural Western Kenya of a Gravity-Based Ultrafiltration Water Treatment Device after 14 Months of Household Use, 2011 Student Field Scholar Project.

Nigeria

Program Evaluation of a WASH Intervention in Eastern Nigeria: Implications for Program Quality, Sustainability, and Future Interventions, Umuenechi Village, Nibo, Anambra State, Nigeria, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Rwanda

Baseline Assessment of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, Infectious Diseases, Community Demographics, and Livelihood in the Bisate Catchment Area, Rwanda, 2013 Student Field Scholar Project.
Christine Moe, Eugene J. Gangarosa Professor of Safe Water and Sanitation at the Rollins School of Public Health and Director of Emory's Center for Global Safe Water, received a 2008 EGHI Partnership Program Grant to expand the Partnership and Research Activities at the Center for Global Safe Water at Emory.

Tanzania

Epidemiology and Ecology of Zoonotic Enteric Pathogens Associated with Diarrheal Disease in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem, Tanzania, 2010 Student Field Scholar Project.
 

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