Global Pediatrics Program
Dr. Chris Duggan and other members of the CHB Faculty and the HSPH Nutrition program have a long-standing research collaboration with Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This research evaluates the acute and chronic effects of malnutrition on children with a wide variety of illnesses. Additional research programs include a collaboration with HSPH on application of mobile electronic technology to improve health, especially in the newborn period. This mhealth project expands the capability of community health workers in the field to use IMCI methodology in the newborn period.