Handwashing Benefits for Improving Health and Development

Pavani Kalluri Ram, PhD, will study the benefits of water quality, sanitation and handwashing interventions for improving child health and development in Bangladesh and Kenya.

Title: Measuring the Benefits of Sanitation, Water Quality and Handwashing Interventions for Improving Health and Development

Principal Investigator: Pavani Kalluri Ram, MD

Funding Agency: University of California Berkley, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Period: 09/17/09 - 09/30/17

Abstract: This funding will provide global support for measurement of handwashing behavior for a comprehensive study on the benefits of water quality, sanitation, and handwashing interventions for improving child health and development in Bangladesh and Kenya.