Ken Pickar
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
208 Gates-Thomas, Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4185

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Gardener

E/ME 105: Product Design for the Developing World

Background Materials

Health

  • Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children's Health and the Environment (World Health Organization) (pdf)
    Statistics and information about health risks for children—good reference for health-related projects

  • Gorter, A.C. et al. "Hygiene behavior in rural Nicaragua in relation to diarrhea" International Journal of Epidemiology 1998 (pdf)
    Study of the effects of hygiene on the likelihood of contracting diarrhea—good health/sanitation project reference