Duke Awarded $4.5 Million to Advance Global Research Technologies in Sanitation, Public Health

The Duke University Center for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Infectious Disease (WaSH-AID) received the grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the management of field testing of “reinvented toilets” and other new hygienic technologies in India. The grant will enable the Center for WaSH-AID researchers, partnering with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and relevant Indian government stakeholders, to help colleagues test maturing sanitation technologies with actual users and communities.

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