September 27th, 2013

First 100 advanced cookstoves arrive at the trial sites in Malawi, 10.000 in the next 6months

Posted on 27 Sep 2013 at 1:29pm

The Cooking and Pneumonia Study (CAPS) received its first batch of 100 advanced cookstoves at its trial sites in Malawi (pictured). During the next 6 months the sites will receive eight 40ft container loads containing 10,000 cookstoves. This cluster randomised trial investigates an advanced cookstove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 in Malawi.

The two year study will track 10,000 children aged under five who live in randomised villages in Chikhwawa and Chilumba in Malawi. The homes of the children involved in the study will be supplied with two clean cookstoves to see if the new stoves…

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