In This Issue 16.1
Clean Fuel Uptake in Rwanda
Exposure to household air pollution (HAP) from cooking with solid fuels is the largest environmental health burden in sub-Saharan Africa. Few household energy interventions have successfully resulted in widespread adoption of clean fuels. Jaggeret al. use data from an impact evaluation promoting clean cooking to understand determinants of early adoption and impacts in Rwanda.
Cooking in Rural India
Menghwaniet al. implemented a multistage intervention to explore how rural Indian families respond to different prices and exchange policies for clean cooking options. Here, they present results of the first stage, including an analysis of baseline stove ownership and the first phase of stove selections.
Zika Virus in Northeast Brazil
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne viral disease associated with central nervous system (CNS) symptomatology. ZIKV was first identified in Old World monkeys and is believed to be originated from a sylvatic cycle. Favorettoet al....