A rapid assessment randomized-controlled trial of improved cookstoves in rural Ghana

  title={A rapid assessment randomized-controlled trial of improved cookstoves in rural Ghana},
  author={Jason Burwen and David I. Levine},
We conducted a rapid assesssment randomized-controlled trial to quantify changes in fuel use, exposure to smoke, and self-reported health attributable to deployment of an improved wood cookstove in the Sissala West district of the Upper West region of Ghana. Women trainers from neighboring villages taught participants to build an improved cookstove and demonstrated optimal cooking techniques on such stoves. Participants were then randomly assigned to construct improved stoves at their homes… CONTINUE READING
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