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Project Intestinal Worms, Stanford University / Rural Education Action Program

Principal Investigator:

The overall goal of our project is to assess the relationship between worm prevalence and indicators of rural Chinese children’s health, academic performance, and raw cognitive function. Those indicators include anemia, performance on a standardized math exam, and performance on an internationally-scaled test of executive function* (working memory and processing speed).

Location

Guizhou, China

Project Standardized Parents, Stanford University / Rural Education Action Program

Principal Investigator:

Our goal in conducting this study is to provide policymakers with objective evidence on the quality of healthcare delivered in rural areas of Northwest China. We will also compare the quality of care delivered at different tiers of the health system and assess what factors are correlated with better care.

Location

China

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