Part 2: Introduction to qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research into clean household air for improved population health (Dr. Rachel Anderson de Cuevas)

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In this second presentation Dr Anderson de Cuevas introduces further applied qualitative research in the field of household air pollution and clean energy access.

The presentation, chaired by Dr Anderson de Cuevas, includes discussions by key international mixed-methods researchers who discuss their work drawing from relevant studies conducted in Cameroon, Ghana and Kenya.

Dr Debbi Stanistreet (Senior Lecturer from the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dublin) presents qualitative research conducted in Cameroon by the University of Liverpool and Douala General Hospital that summarises end-user perspectives on barriers to adoption and sustained use of LPG as a clean burning fuel.

Ms Theresa Tawiah (research coordinator from the Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana) presents on the method of purposive sampling in a mixed-methods study to understand changes in clean fuel use in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Ms Edna Sang (research coordinator from Moi University, Kenya) describes using telephone-based interviews to understand barriers and enablers to clean cooking in Uasin Gishu county in Kenya.

Mr Emmanuel Betang (research coordinator from Douala General Hospital, Cameroon) presents methodological triangulation in qualitative research in relation to stakeholder and public perspectives to evaluate a microloan intervention supporting LPG acquisition in Cameroon.

Ms Miranda Esong Lukong (fieldwork coordinator from Douala General Hospital, Cameroon) presents a study of male perspectives via focus group discussions on factors influencing clean fuel use for cooking in Mbalmayo, Cameroon.

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Last updated: March 14, 2023

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Presenter: Dr. Rachel Anderson de Cuevas

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