Research into Policy

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A selection of papers relating our research to policy:

  1. *Clasen, T (2010). Scaling up household water treatment among low-income populations (Chapter 10), Smith et al. (eds), From One to Many: Scaling Up Health Programs. Dhaka: BRAC University
  2. Loevinsohn, M, L Mehta, K Cuming, A Nicol, O Cumming, J Ensink (2014). The cost of a knowledge silo: a systematic re-review of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions Health Policy Planning.
  3. Lantagne D (2009). Viability of commercially available bleach for water treatment in developing countries. Am J Public Health 99(11), 1975-8.
  4. Schmidt WP. (2009) Setting priorities in diarrhoeal disease research: merits and pitfalls of expert opinion. J Health Popul Nutr. 27(3):313-5.
  5. Curtis, V. (2009). Keep Clean! In L. Gollogly (Ed.), Public Health campaigns: getting the message across. Geneva: WHO.
  6. *Brown J, Outlaw T, Clasen T, Wu J, Sobsey M (2009). Safe Water for All: Harnessing the Power of the Private Sector to Reach the Underserved. Washington, DC: International Finance Corporation/World Bank Group.
  7. *Freeman, MC, Quick, RE, Ougtu, P. Abbott, DP, Rheingans R, (2009) Removing barriers to point-of-use water treatment products through social marketing and entrepreneurship: A case study in Western Kenya. Journal of Water and Health. 7(3): 527-34.
  8. *Sobsey, M. and Brown, J. (2011) Evaluating household water treatment options: health- based targets and performance specifications. Geneva: World Health Organization.
  9. *Lantagne D, Clasen T (2011). Assessing the Implementation of Selected Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) Methods in Emergency Settings. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. London, UK
  10. Cravioto A, Lanata C, Lantagne D, and Nair GB (2011). Final Report of the Independent Panel of Experts on the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti. Presented to the Secretary-General of the UN.
  11. Rayner J, Lantagne D, and working group members (2011). Best Practice Recommendations for Local Manufacturing of Ceramic Pot Filters for Household Water Treatment. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  12. *Lantagne D, and Clasen T (2011). Assessing the Sustained Uptake Of Selected Point-of-Use Water Treatment Methods (PoUWT) In Emergency Settings. LSHTM, London, UK.
  13. Kahn JG, Harris B, Mermin JH, Clasen T, Lugada E, Grabowsky M, Vestergaard M, Garg N. (submitted) Cost of integrated community prevention campaign for malaria, HIV, and diarrhea in rural Kenya.
  14. *Trinies V, Freeman M, Hennink M, Clasen T. (submitted) The role of social networks on the adoption of household water filters by women in self-help groups in rural India. J of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development.
  15. *Mark Grabowsky, Eric Lugada, Mikkel Vestergaard, Navneet Garg, James G. Kahn, Rose Donna, Rose Bosire, John Haskew, Thomas Clasen, Jonathan Mermin. (submitted) Rapid, high and equitable coverage and use of HIV testing, bednets and water filters following an integrated mass implementation campaign in Kenya.
  16. International network to promote household water treatment and safe storage. CLASEN TF, Mintz ED. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2004 Jun; 10(6):1179-80.
  17. Water, sanitation, and hygiene at Kyoto. CURTIS V, CAIRNCROSS S. British Medical Journal. 2003 Jul 5; 327(7405):3-4.
  18. The public-private partnership for the Central American handwashing initiative: reflections from a private sector perspective.
  19. Financing the development and commercialization of small-scale water treatment systems. Clasen T In Proceedings of the Third NSF International Symposium on Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems 329-38, 2001.

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