Public Health

Polluted air and rivers have acute local health effects and changing rainfall and temperature patterns cause global disruptions in supplies of food and clean water. Learn what is being done to mitigate the impact.

 Los Conjeos sing a song about breastfeeding.
Los Conjeos sing a song about breastfeeding.
The George Washington University
Promoting La Ventana de los Mil Días - Creative and Catchy  
GWU
Want to get a better idea of where we're traveling in Guatemala? Check out this photo itinerary. 
The George Washington University
La Ventana de los Mil Días is a Guatemalan health initiative that focuses on preventing malnutrition in young children under the age of 2 years old, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and women in their birth giving years.
GWU
A new group of Planet Forward Explorers is headed to Guatemala to investigate the impact of nutrition in the first 1000 days of a child's life. Meet the team and follow their journey.
The George Washington University
Three GWU Latin American and Hemispheric Studies masters students have teamed up with Planet Forward to conduct research on malnutrition in Guatemala.
George Washington University
Prof. Sabrina McCormick has lived the impacts of a contaminated environment and now she tells the stories of environmental disasters of the present and future.
WASH Advocates
There is one set of interventions that can act as the foundation of and touch on global health, gender equality, food security, and more: water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH).
Indiana State University is focused on advancing sustainability and quality of life by using our community as a living laboratory for solutions to global problems.
UNSW Australia
In 2008 a remarkable relationship was kindled between the children of Tigger's Honeypot, a child care centre at The University of New South Wales, Australia, and the residents of Milford House, an aged care facility in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Once... Read More
It is a gadget that will be attached to the cell-phone camera to be with a microscopic view (microscope+mobile phone). After taking a snapshot of blood sample, the image will be sent to the server and processed (image processing) there and resent as... Read More

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