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Farm to Family (and, Hopefully, Health and Wealth)

Fri, 2014-05-16 12:45

When you think about efforts to improve global health, your mind is likely to turn to medical interventions: vaccines, health worker training, supplies, health infrastructure improvements and the like. But ensuring the health and well-being for low-income and vulnerable communities throughout the world often requires much more.

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eKutir’s VeggieLite Gains Gates Foundation Grant

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:15

eKutir’s new project VeggieLite is a recipient of Grand Challenges India 2014, supported by the Gates Foundation, USAID and DBT, the Indian government’s anti-poverty scheme.

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Surveiller les habitudes alimentaires afin de promouvoir une alimentation plus saine

Tue, 2014-03-11 16:11

Des chercheurs utilisent les données enregistrées à la caisse de supermarchés de certains quartiers afin d’améliorer les habitudes alimentaires 

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Tracking Neighborhood Eating Habits to Promote Healthier Diets

Tue, 2014-03-11 15:57

Using checkout grocery data from Montreal neighborhoods as tool to combat unhealthy food choices 

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Tracking eating habits to promote healthier diets

Using checkout grocery data from Montreal neighbourhoods as tool to combat unhealthy food choices
Tue, 2014-03-11 10:55

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