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Income Shocks and HIV in Africa
We examine how variation in local economic conditions has shaped the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
Freshwater availability and water fetching distance affect child health in sub-Saharan Africa
Currently, more than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
Redefining Security Along the Food-Health Nexus: report of a conference and center launch held at Stanford University on November 10, 2011
For most scholars the concept of security encompasses issues of state legitimacy, economic and political sovereignty, and protection from military, nuclear, or terrorist assault.
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Child health in Kenya improves with access to clean water
Children in rural Kenya are more susceptible to disease and death the farther away they live from clean drinking water, according to Stanford researchers.
Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney
With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...
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Rural Health & Development at the Food-Water Nexus
More than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change
As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.
Deadly Connections: Climate, Disease, Poverty and Conflict
Violent conflicts claim 3,000 lives per day through wars, bombings and attacks that dominate the news media.
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PhD student, Earth System Science