SEED Grant Research

Developing and Marketing Improved Cook-stoves for Rural Bangladesh

Robert Bailis, Alessandro Gomez 2009-2011

According to the World Health Organization, the leading killer of children worldwide in 2004 was acute respiratory infections (ARI). Epidemiological studies identify indoor air pollution (IAP) as a principal culprit, reporting powerful associations between IAP exposure and ARI symptoms. Biomass combustion within the household is thought to be...