Meyer, Sarah

Public Health

PhD

Nepal

Nepal - Health of Nepali widows and their children: A human rights perspective

Widows in Nepal represent an especially vulnerable segment of the population, as they are subject to discrimination and isolation from social and cultural activities. Research is being carried out in collaboration with a Nepali Human Rights to study the effects of discrimination on the health of widows and their children. Started as a pilot study funded by the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at Hopkins, formative research has been underway and the development of a quantitative study in progress.

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Projects

Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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