Effectiveness and feasibility of membrane filtration for safe drinking water in rural India


  • Mark Francis

    Christian Medical College

Project summary

Mark is an epidemiologist based at the Christian Medical College, Vellore. He aims to understand the role of water and sanitation improvements in preventing various enteric infections in India. His current Fellowship supports a study assessing the effectiveness of membrane water filtration in rural Vellore. Mark collaborates with Dr Shabbar Jaffar at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where this Fellowship has also supported Mark's Master's training, equipping him for a career in core epidemiological research.

This grant was awarded under the scheme's previous name of Master's Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.