Fujita-Conrads, Ryanne

School of Public Health - International Health

MSPH

Peru

Effects of a clean fuel intervention on adult cardiopulmonary outcomes (CHAP)

Household air pollution (HAP) resulting from the use of solid fuels (e.g., wood, coal, crop waste, and dung) for cooking and heating contributes to a significant proportion of the global burden of disease. Multiple diseases have been associated with HAP, including low birthweight in infants, pneumonia in children, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults.

The Cardiopulmonary and Household Air Pollution (CHAP) trials are testing the efficacy and effectiveness of liquefied-propane petroleum gas (LPG) stove use and fuel distribution interventions compared to standard cooking practices with open-fire biomass-burning stoves, and to determine if provision of cleaner fuels will result in important reductions of household air pollution and consequently an improvement in cardiovascular and pulmonary health outcomes. Participants in the intervention arm will receive LPG stove and fuel during the one-year intervention period, and participants in the control arm will receive LPG stove and coupons to cover a one-year worth supply of fuel at the end of the intervention period. Participants will then be followed for an additional year to determine patterns of sustained use (intervention arm) and initial adoption (control arm).

 

PI Mentor: William Checkley 

People

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...
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