Shankar A, Johnson M, Kay E, Pannu R, Beltramo T, Derby E, Harrell S, Davis C, Petach H. Maximizing the benefits of improved cookstoves: moving from acquisition to correct and consistent use. Glob Health Sci Pact. 2014;2(3):268-274.
To maximize the energy-saving and potential health impacts from improved cookstoves (ICS), the stoves must first be acquired, then used correctly and consistently. Perhaps most critically, the stoves must come to displace the use of the traditional stoves. This article focuses on the critical aspects of building consumer demand and ensuring the correct and consistent use of ICS.