CEE Fall 2016 Seminar: Assistant Professor, Joseph Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology
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November 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
CEE Seminar, Assistant Professor Joseph Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology, Environmental Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.Seminar title: A Controlled, Before-After Trial of an Urban Sanitation Intervention to Reduce Enteric Infections in Children: the Maputo Sanitation (MapSan) Trial, Mozambique. We are conducting a controlled, before-and-after (CBA) trial to estimate the health impacts of an urban sanitation infrastructure expansion in Maputo, Mozambique. The intervention consists of pour-flush latrines (to septic tank) shared by multiple households in compounds or household clusters. We are measuring objective health outcomes in approximately 1000 children (450 children with household access to interventions, 550 controls using existing shared private latrines in poor sanitary conditions), at two time points: immediately before latrines are built and at follow-up after 12 months....