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Women in Ghana demonstrates a clean cookstove

Clean Cooking Video

TRAction partner Kintampo Health Research Center is conducting
research in Ghana on clean cookstoves to reduce the health impacts of
indoor smoke from cooking. This video, produced by Kintampo, profiles
this global problem and highlights the work being done in Ghana to
better understand how clean cooking options can decrease deaths
and negative health outcomes associated with household air pollution.
View the video

Why Research Matters

TRAction highlighted implementation research
findings and lessons learned at a USAID's Maternal
and Child Health Research Program (HaRP)
End of Project Event which included a presentation
on TRAction's Respectful Maternity Care work.
Read about the event

First CE Training on HAP

TRAction Project, in collaboration with the Global Alliance
for Clean Cooking, held the first ever Continuing Medical
Education training on Household Air Pollution for
Clinicians in Accra, Ghana.
Read about the successful event in the All Ghana News

TRAction 2015 Highlights

TRAction had a busy and productive
2015 with nine new research awards,
participation in numerous global
events and sparking dialog to advance
implementation science.
Read our 2015 highlights to learn more
Video Shared Sanitation Facilities in Mozambique

WASH Video

TRAction partners are conducting a
study on shared sanitation facilities
in Maputo, Mozambique. For high
density populations, shared facilities
are a practical strategy to provide
improved toilets and water access.
Watch the video to learn more
Mothers and babies at Kibaoni Health Center, Courtesy of Photoshare

WHO Statement

The WHO statement on
the prevention and elimination
of disrespect and abuse
during facility-based childbirth
builds on TRAction's work!
Read the WHO statement here: [node:title]

More on TRAction's Respectful Maternal Care Work

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The Translating Research Into Action (TRAction) Project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, focuses on implementation science related to maternal, newborn, and child health. TRAction supports implementation research to provide critically-needed evidence to program implementers and policy makers on how to implement new and proven health interventions at scale and across different contexts.

Our Research Areas


Directors of the four projects within the USAID HaRP portfolio
July 14, 2016

The TRAction Project participated in a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted end of...

Sumi Mehta speaks at a Household Air Pollution Continuing Professional Development Event in Ghana.
June 07, 2016


In response to the Ghana Ministry of Health’s prioritization of...


November 14, 2016
TRAction will be participating in the conference and hosting several...