The Center for Global Safe WASH

Founding Year: 2004

Staff: 24


Christine L. Moe (Director, Chair)

A research institute that focuses on increasing access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation, and appropriate hygiene as part of a global strategy to break the cycle of poverty and disease in developing countries.


  • Impact of WASH in Schools on Pupil Absence and Diarrhea
  • Nutrition and Health in Bolivia
  • Human Travel and Diarrhea
  • Produce Safety
  • Analytical methods for estimating the joint climatological-social drivers of water quality and supply in contrasting tropical zones
  • Norovirus prevalence in the US


  • InThe Field – Conducts research, training, and monitoring and evaluation projects all around the world.
  • Seminar Series – Designed to showcase the research and programmatic work of our extensive network of faculty and partners in WASH.

Education Programs:


The Center for Global Safe WASH contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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