Bangladesh

Scholarly Publications

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it: Communicating Nipah virus prevention messages during an outbreak in Bangladesh

August 2016

Background During a fatal Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak in Bangladesh, residents rejected biomedical explanations of NiV transmission and treatment and lost trust in the public healthcare system....

Why highly polluting methods are used to manufacture bricks in Bangladesh

October 2015

Abstract: Brick kilns in Bangladesh use inefficient coal burning technology that generates substantial air pollution.

Differences in Field Effectiveness and Adoption between a Novel Automated Chlorination System and Household Manual Chlorination of Drinking Water in Dhaka, Bangladesh: A Randomized Controlled Trial

March 2015

The number of people served by networked systems that supply intermittent and contaminated drinking water is increasing.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, spring 2006 issue

April 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the winter 2006 quarter, includes articles about: a comprehensive review of worldwide anthrax cases from 1900 to 2005,...

News

Rosenkranz Prize Winner: Infectious Diseases Physician Examines High Stillborn Incidence in Bangladesh, Helps With COVID-19 Preparedness

April 2020

Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski will investigate the epidemiology behind the alarmingly high rate of stillbirths in Bangladesh while helping prepare for the coming onslaught of coronavirus in the...

Stanford Global Development and Poverty initiative awards $4.6 million for research aimed at alleviating poverty

June 2014

Fourteen Stanford researchers addressing global poverty through a range of academic disciplines are receiving the money from the university-wide Global Development and Poverty initiative.

In countries where cooking can kill, trying to promote safer stoves

June 2012

Traditional cookstoves are to blame for much of the pollution that leads to millions of deaths in the developing world. Safer stoves are available, but few people buy them.

Projects

Efforts to clean air and improve health by modifying brick manufacturing in Bangladesh

Bricks, an essential building material in Bangladesh, are overwhelmingly manufactured in small kilns that produce low-priced bricks but generate substantial air pollution, which adversely affects...
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Reducing the risk of Nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh

Nipah virus commonly infects large fruit bats in South and Southeast Asia.
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Causes and Consequences of Indoor Air Pollution: An Experimental Investigation in Bangladesh

Project background:The leading killer of children worldwide in 2004 was acute respiratory infections, accounting for 22 percent of all communicable child deaths.
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People

Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (by courtesy)