An advanced cookstove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 years old in Malawi:
a cluster randomised controlled trial

TRIAL STEERING COMMITTEE

TERMS OF REFERENCE

CAPS terms of reference trial steering committee

 

MEETINGS

CAPS Trial Steering Committee Minutes meeting 11th June 2014

CAPS Trial Steering Committee Minutes meeting 4th - 5th June 2013

 

TRIAL DOCUMENTS

Trial Registration ISRCTN59448623 - http://www.controlled-trials.com/ISRCTN59448623/

CAPS Protocol final 06/12/2013

COMREC approval letter final 08/01/2014

LSTM REC approval letter final 18/12/13

COMREC approval certificate10/06/2013

LSTM REC ethics approval 14/01/2013

Sponsorship Confirmation 05/01/2012

 

KEY PUBLICATIONS - RESOURCES

WHO News release: 7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/air-pollution/en/

Pneumonia Guidelines update June 2013

 

TRIALS OF COOKSTOVES

Children’s Respiratory Health After an Efficient Biomass Stove
(Patsari) Intervention

Astrid Schilmann,1 Horacio Riojas-Rodrı´guez,1 Karina Ramı´rez-Seden˜o,1 Vı´ctor M. Berrueta,2
Rogelio Pe´rez-Padilla,3 and Isabelle Romieu4

Hanna, Rema, Duflo, Esther and Greenstone, Michael, Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behaviour on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves (April16,2012). MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2039004 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2039004

Romieu I, Riojas-Rodríguez H, Marrón-Mares AT, Schilmann A, Perez-Padilla R,

Masera O. Improved biomass stove intervention in rural Mexico: impact on the

respiratory health of women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Oct 1;180(7):649-56.

doi: 10.1164/rccm.200810-1556OC. Epub 2009 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 19556519.

Smith KR, McCracken JP, Weber MW, Hubbard A, Jenny A, Thompson LM, Balmes J,

Diaz A, Arana B, Bruce N. Effect of reduction in household air pollution on

childhood pneumonia in Guatemala (RESPIRE): a randomised controlled trial.

Lancet. 2011 Nov 12;378(9804):1717-26. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60921-5. PubMed

PMID: 22078686.

 

PHILIPS STOVE INTERVENTION

Jetter J, Zhao Y, Smith KR, Khan B, Yelverton T, Decarlo P, Hays MD. Pollutant

emissions and energy efficiency under controlled conditions for household biomass

cookstoves and implications for metrics useful in setting international test

standards. Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Oct 2;46(19):10827-34. doi:

10.1021/es301693f. Epub 2012 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 22924525.

Mukhopadhyay R, Sambandam S, Pillarisetti A, Jack D, Mukhopadhyay K,

Balakrishnan K, Vaswani M, Bates MN, Kinney PL, Arora N, Smith KR. Cooking

practices, air quality, and the acceptability of advanced cookstoves in Haryana,

India: an exploratory study to inform large-scale interventions. Glob Health

Action. 2012 Sep 5;5:1-13. doi: 10.3402/gha.v5i0.19016. PubMed PMID: 22989509.

Kar A, Rehman IH, Burney J, Puppala SP, Suresh R, Singh L, Singh VK, Ahmed T,

Ramanathan N, Ramanathan V. Real-time assessment of black carbon pollution in

Indian households due to traditional and improved biomass cookstoves. Environ Sci

Technol. 2012 Mar 6;46(5):2993-3000. doi: 10.1021/es203388g. Epub 2012 Feb 27.

Erratum in: Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Sep 4;46(17):9811. PubMed PMID: 22369148.

Philips Woodstove pilot project final report. Sept 2011. Gqebera, Port Elizabeth.

Focus Group discussion on the use of the Ace Stove. May 2011. Semonkong Orphanage.

Focus Group discussion on the use of the Ace Stove. May 2011. HA MAMATHE BEREA

 

TSC RESOURCES