Browsing CANRP Research Briefs by Author "Hoffmann, Vivian"
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- ItemThe Hidden Cost of Cheap Food(CANRP, 2012-05-11) Hoffmann, VivianMost residents of developed countries have ready access to food that is fortified with nutrients and free of contamination. For people in developing countries, that is not the case. Many people lack resources for defining a healthy diet or learning about its benefits; finding and purchasing healthy food can be an enormous task in itself. Dr. Vivian Hoffmann of the University of Maryland looks at the impacts of poor nutrition in developing countries and emphasizes the need for education and outreach.
- ItemWhat is the most effective way to deliver life-saving anti-malarial bed nets in the developing world?(CANRP, 2011-11-22) Hoffmann, VivianDoes free distribution to vulnerable households do more harm than good, or is it a critical component of an overall strategy? Dr. Vivian Hoffmann at the University of Maryland examines this issue and comes to a surprising conclusion.