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Air Quality Feedback for Cookstoves

The Household Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) Trial is led by Emory University with a consortium of university, research and implementing partners, with funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Gates Foundation. The overall aims of the HAPIN study are (1) using an intent-to-treat analysis, determine the effect...

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A Culturally-Appropriate Household Heating Energy Transition for the Navajo Nation

Project Lead: Lupita Montoya About 65% of all Navajo households and almost 90% of those in rural areas rely on wood and coal to heat their homes, often using old, poorly ventilated and inefficient stoves. The negative health effects of this practice in the Navajo community could be greatly reduced...

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Health, livelihood, and environmental impacts of the distribution of a carbon-credit-financed, large-scale water filter and improved cookstove program in Rwanda Background In Rwanda, where two of the largest contributors to mortality among children younger than 5 years are pneumonia (11%) and diarrhoea (7%), 1 interventions that can improve access to...