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Scholarly Publications

Prevalence and Predictors of Malnutrition among Guatemalan Children at 2 Years of Age

November 2016

ObjectiveTo identify the prevalence and predictors of malnutrition among 2-year old children in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.MethodsProspective cohort of 852 Guatemalan children in San Lucas...

Agricultural Lives of the Poor

December 2009

This paper presents data from six of the first countries incorporated into the Agricultural Lives of the Poor project: Ghana, Guatemala, India, Malawi, Uganda, and Vietnam.  Datasets were selected...

Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements

December 2002

Why do some peace agreements successfully end civil wars, while others fail? What strategies are most effective in ensuring that warring parties comply with their treaty commitments?

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2006 issue

July 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the spring 2006 quarter, includes articles about: a study led by CHP/PCOR trainee Hau Liu which found that teriparatide (Forteo...

News

Guatemala project inspires and motivates Stanford medical student

June 2016

Bawel is one of a few lucky medical students to travel with Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise, MD, MPH, to San Lucas Tolimán, a town in the mountains of rural Guatemala that serves as a base for his...

“Doctor Pablo’s” Children in Crisis Initiative creates app to improve child health

June 2016

A Stanford team has created a “nutrition surveillance” app that can help boost nutrition for children in some of the world’s poorest and most remote regions.

Follow our blog as Paul Wise works in rural Guatemala with malnourished children

March 2016

Follow our blog as Paul Wise and Stanford researchers head to rural Guatemala to work with malnourished children.

Events

Info Session: FSI Undergraduate Field Research Internships

February 14, 2014

Info Session for this summer's field internships in Mexico and Guatemala. All interested students are encouraged to come. Pizza will be served.

Two technical projects in international humanitarian innovation: Africa and India

February 10, 2014

Africa (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2013): USAID and the UN's World Food Program have proposed strategies for allocating ready-to-use (therapeutic and supplementary) foods to...

The Long and Winding Road: Brazil's unique path to a Truth Commission and the hopes for justice in the future

October 16, 2012

On May 16, 2012, President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the Truth Commission (Comissão da Verdade) and announced the Access to Information Law (Lei de Acesso à Informação).

Projects

Guatemala Rural Child Health and Nutrition Program

The primary goal of the Guatemala Rural Child Health and Nutrition Program is to use the capacities of Stanford University to save young children’s lives in Guatemala and other areas of the world...
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Program on Poverty and Governance

The Program on Poverty and Governance at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how effective public action and good governance are essential to...
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Multimedia

Special Event: Combating Corruption in Democratic Societies

July 2016

 On May 30, 2016 Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with our partners at Poder Ciudadano and the Office of Anti-Corruption hosted a special event to showcase global anti-corruption practices in Buenos...

Between Cyclops and Leviathan: Violence, Order, and Legitimacy at the Urban Margins

April 2016

Abstract:Ongoing crises of urban insecurity in Central America have spurred novel forms of state engagement in high-risk neighbourhoods.

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Jonathan Shaw Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine