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Nutrition

Scholarly Publications

Micronutrient Deficiencies and Developmental Delays in Infants: Evidence from a cross-sectional survey in rural China

September 2015

AbstractResearch increasingly indicates the importance of the nutritional programming that occurs in the first 2–3 years of life.

Text Messaging and Its Impacts on the Health and Education of the Poor: Evidence from Field Experiments in Rural China

October 2014

There is little evidence showing whether health information transmitted via text messages can change health and educational outcomes.

Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation Reduces Anemia and Anxiety in Rural China's Elementary School Children

December 2013

Despite growing wealth and a strengthening commitment from the government to provide quality education, a significant share of students across rural China still have inadequate access to...

News

The Economist Writes About REAP's Nutrition Project

June 2014

A recent article in The Economist about malnutrition in rural China cites REAP's research on anemia.

Stanford Scope Reports on REAP's Solutions to Childhood Anemia

June 2014

REAP's efforts on childhood anemia were featured in an article in Scope, an award-winning medical blog produced by writers at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Scott Rozelle on How Agriculture Vitalized China's Economy

April 2013

Over the last thirty years, China’s rural income per capita has risen an astounding 20 times.

Events

Jenny Bowen: What China’s Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains

May 13, 2014

Author Jenny Bowen will speak about her new book, "Wish You Happy Forever: What China’s Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains," at this special FSI and REAP Seminar

China and Africa: Are there Lessons for Development?

April 17, 2013

The lost decades for China in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s look remarkably like the lost decades of Africa in the 1980s and 1990s.

Teaming Up to Learn How to Overcome Anemia: Nutritional Education and Mobile Messaging Design for Household Engagement

January 25, 2013

This study seeks to understand whether developing an innovative curriculum kit that will supplement health instruction for 3rd to 6th grade students and teachers in underdeveloped areas of rural...

Projects

Nutrition, Health and Education _ Migration

Check out our latest work on:     > Baby Nutrition        > Uncorrected Vision         > Intestinal Worms        > Text Messaging for Health Health & Education: What's the Link...
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Policy Related Research - REAP 2013

Official Policy Briefs(Submitted to China’s State Council) Research and Policy Recommendations on the Situation of Infant Malnutrition and Underdevelopment in Poor AreasAdvisory for Implementing a...
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Paying for Performance

There is a strong relationship between poor health and the achievement gap. Gaping rural-urban inequality is a major challenge facing the rapidly developing Chinese society today.
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Multimedia

Seeing is Learning: Vision Care for China's Rural Students

July 2014

Learn how the REAP team tested the vision of more than 30,000 children and passed out 10,000 pairs of glasses.

Nourishing the Future: Nutrition for China's Rural Babies

July 2014

Learn how the REAP team tested the cognitive and motor development of 2,000 rural Chinese babies.

REAP at a Glance

July 2014

Learn the basics of REAP's approach and our research areas of interest in this short documentary.

People

Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Scott Rozelle Senior Fellow
Linxiu Zhang Director, REAP-China
Alexis Medina REAP Project Manager for Health & Nutrition