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Children who suffer from poor physical or mental health face numerous challenges as they develop, and these difficulties often worsen over time. RAND researchers study a wide variety of child health issues, including access to and quality of medical care, exposure to violence and trauma, childhood obesity, substance use, and more.

  • Women and children collecting water from the unimproved water source of Asengo Community. Asengo Community, Kisumu, Kenya

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    Using Mobile Money to Make Water Safe

    May 21, 2013

    Contaminated drinking water contributes to the deaths of some 750,000 children under the age of five every year due to diarrheal disease. A RAND project is using mobile phones to increase the sales and use of safe-water filters in Kenya.

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