Water Institute Highlights

Restoring the Health of the Chesapeake Bay

Magazine

1. Introduction H. L. Menken once wrote that Maryland is a mysterious and beautiful State, and at the heart of that mystery and beauty is the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is a living, and...

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Faculty Spotlight - Seed Grant Recipient...

News

Christopher Heaney, PhD, MS, earned a MS in environmental health microbiology and virology and a PhD in epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Before...

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Faculty Spotlight - Seed Grant Recipient Howard...

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Before coming to Johns Hopkins, Howard Fairbrother, PhD, earned his PhD in chemistry from Northwestern University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley....

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An Analysis of the Benefits of Aquacultures

Magazine

Non-communicable diseases are on the rise, and Americans are beginning to act. Recommended by the US Dietary Guidelines, Americans are trading in poultry and red meats for seafood, which are known to...

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Faculty Spotlight - Tanvi Nagpal, PhD

News

Tanvi Nagpal, PhD is the Associate Director of the International Development Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is also an affiliate scholar of the Urban...

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Solving the global water challenge
through innovation, education, and collaboration.

PMA2020 Mobile Data Technology

PMA2020 uses a mobile-assisted data collection system to collect information on family planning, water, sanitation and hygiene at the household and facility levels in several developing countries.

PMA2020's surveys encourage local participation and are conducted by female resident enumerators.

The surveys assess the state of local water options such as this ground well in Kenya. 

The vast variety of water sources in different areas can lead to varying adverse health affects. 

PMA2020 encourages technologically innovative collaboration to assess environmental health status. 

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