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A Young Scientist's Dream for his Country: Growing the Bio-science Industry in Haiti

11/30/16

Johnny Métellus thinks big — a fitting personality trait of a class president and burgeoning Haitian bioscientist. Métellus studies at the University of Notre Dame at Hinche, a Catholic university with eight campuses throughout Haiti...

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How LF Spreads

10/25/16

The lymphatic filariasis parasite is transmitted in its larval stage by the mosquito vector Culex quinquifasciatus. Following the bite from an infected mosquito, larvae are given a chance to enter a human host...

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Stopping the Spread

10/25/16

In Haiti, where implementation of interventions has been plagued by numerous challenges that block health delivery, the LF elimination project has five potential tools that can be used selectively or in concert to break the chain of LF transmission...

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How food fortification can help end micronutrient malnutrition

07/14/16

Despite positive developments in reducing malnutrition over the last few decades, hundreds of millions of people globally still do not consume adequate amounts of essential vitamins and minerals in their diets...

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Taking a Deeper Look at Micronutrient Deficiencies

04/07/16

Though iodine was among the first nutrients recognized as vital to humans today, deficiency affects 780 million people worldwide. Inadequate intake of iodine can result in a number of disorders including: miscarriage...

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