Projects

New Diagnostics for Tuberculosis

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health supports scientific research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. The research conducted there will examine the biological bases, prevention and treatment of…

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Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative

Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable illness is poised to develop in India. In order to document these developments and to design feasible and valid public health interventions designed to reduce these health…

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Human Rights, Power and Non-Governmental Action

The purpose of this research is to improve our understanding of the interrelationships between human rights-based development and poverty reduction and the forms and uses of power in developing societies. It has a particular focus on how the empowerment of…

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International Integrated Microdata Series

The preservation of census data is one of the main goals of the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) International project. Many censuses are at risk of destruction from physical deterioration of storage media and from the attrition of the…

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Test the COWAY Indoor Air Cleaning Device

This study will use laboratory tests to evaluate the collection efficiency and capacity of the COWAY indoor air cleaning device. In order to do so, the study will use both biological and non-biological aerosols. More specifically, the study will use:…

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