Alumna Joanna Krajewski studies water in Haiti

Published on April 13, 2016

Joanna Krajewski – a doctoral candidate in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and CPH alumna (MPH ’13) – recently returned from her third trip to Haiti where she has worked on issues involving water quality and availability.

Krajewski first travelled to Haiti in 2012 as part of her practicum project for her Master’s in Public Health at the UI. During that time she worked with the Iowa-based Community Health Initiative-Haiti group on their Clean Water Project.

Specifically, Krajewski has worked with a system that aims to eliminate cholera and other waterborne diseases from drinking water, which if untreated can be fatal for infants and young children in developing countries around the world.

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