Research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to issue new guidelines for treating lymphatic filariasis – a devastating tropical disease that can cause elephantiasis. An estimated 70 million people worldwide are infected with the disease, which is spread by mosquitoes. It can cause massive […]
WashU students gain firsthand knowledge of the many public health issue in Haiti as part of a course focused on public health interventions in developing countries.
Haiti relies heavily on outside factors for medical, social, and public health services as the public sector is too under-resourced to meet the extreme need.
I knew that this research was going to be emotionally straining because of the fact that I’m here to study a community with many malnourished kids.
Lora Iannotti, Brown School assistant professor, continued her work in Haiti on undernutrition in children even after a catastrophic earthquake.
14 students joined Lora Iannotti, PhD, on a trip to Haiti to gain firsthand experience in issues related to global health.
Lora Iannotti, Brown School assistant professor, researches undernutrition in children, in part through visits to Haiti.
After Wolff first visited Haiti more than a decade ago, she began treating malnourished Haitian children with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF).
Janji aims to make a global impact on the food and water crisis through its running apparel.