November 19, 2019

Tackling Indoor Air Pollution: The Story of Nandi Improved Kitchen Designs

Elsa is a middle-aged woman with four children and grandchildren living in her little plot in Mosoriot, Nandi County. She has raised her children in her humble mud house and cooked in her smoky little kitchen, a temporary structure leaning on the side of her house, for many years. Elsa did not know that her smoky kitchen could be the reason she had been hospitalized twice for a chest condition in the last two years.
October 15, 2019

Purdue researchers receive $1.14M grant to develop mobile HIV testing

The National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded Purdue University’s Jacqueline Linnes and Tamara Kinzer-Ursem, assistant professors with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and their interdisciplinary team, a $1.14M three-year grant to develop a smartphone-based viral load self-test that can be used by HIV-positive individuals to monitor their health between doctors’ visits.
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