Safe Water and Sanitation


  • Water

    June 11, 2019 | Water filters, efficient cookstoves improve health in vulnerable Rwandan populations

    Rollins faculty member Thomas Clasen found that large-scale distribution of water filters and cookstoves is an effective intervention to decrease diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in Rwandan children.

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    April 18, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    April 11, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    February 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

  • latrine

    November 16, 2018 | World Toilet Day Events at Rollins

    World Toilet Day is November 19, 2018.

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    July 24, 2018 | Global health seed grants support multidisciplinary faculty research

    Two Rollins faculty, Melissa Young and Thomas Clasen, received EGHI seed grants.

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    June 12, 2018 | Rollins researchers receive $3.7M to study World Bank's urban water supply improvement project in Mozambique

    Researchers are studying the impact of a five-year, $140 million water improvement project in Mozambique

  • eye health

    February 19, 2018 | Study links high community sanitation coverage to lower risk of trachoma

    Study finds community access to sanitation facilities exceeding 80 percent reduces rates of trachoma

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    December 4, 2017 | From tiny seeds communities flourish

    The HERCULES Exposome Research Center is giving 13 $2,500 grants to community outreach efforts around Atlanta.

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    June 12, 2017 | Emory researchers explore public health response to New York's 2015 Legionnaires' disease outbreak

    Case study looks at steps taken as reaction to Legionnaires' disease cases in the South Bronx in 2015.

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    February 17, 2017 | Karen Levy named 2017-2018 AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow

    Karen Levy named as a 2017-2018 Public Engagement Fellow.

  • Guinea worm in Africa

    May 18, 2016 | Vanquishing the dragon: Guinea worm eradication

    After afflicting the world's poorest for centuries, Guinea worm disease soon may be wiped out

  • Kenya water

    March 22, 2016 | To empower women, give them better access to water

    The global task of providing water for households falls disproportionately to women and girls.

  • David Berendes

    January 1, 2016 | In the Field With: David Berendes

    David traveled to India in February 2015 for three weeks to collect data on household and neighborhood management of waste.