The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene/Emory University Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene/Emory University Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene is an applied research consortium consisting of the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, the Carter Center, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Tech, and CARE, located in Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health.

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Two-year old Oscar playing in bath water in Dominican Republic. Photo by Emily Brennan.

The  mission of the CGSW is to enable organizations and communities to provide safe, effective, and sustainable drinking water and effective and sustainable sanitation and hygiene improvements by:

  • Contributing to the evidence base of scientific and practical information
  • Identifying and promoting innovative approaches and partnerships that address the world’s water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge
  • Evaluating interventions and disseminating lessons learned
  • Training future generations of water, sanitation, and global health experts and building capacity of developing country institutions

The Center for Global Safe WASH Newsletter will be sent out quarterly and will serve to share the research and work that the CGSW is doing to influence policies and programs.

This issue contains updates on SaniPath, new research studies, information on upcoming workshops and more.

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