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The Re-emergence of Intestinal Worms: Investigation of Infection Status Among Children in Rural Southwest China

April 2011

As part of China’s public health efforts, the “baota lozenge” - a sugary anthelminthic commonly administered to schoolchildren - once valiantly fought to stop the rampant transmission of parasitic...

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Intestinal Worms

Poor sanitation breeds trouble. Intestinal worms are a significant public health problem in many developing countries, with about one quarter of the world’s population infected.
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Chewable Vitamins

Vitamins are accessible and affordable in China Severe iron deficiency (anemia) is known to dramatically slow cognitive, behavioral, and physical development and has been identified as one of the...
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Worm Count 2010

Poor health habits are prevalent in crowded dining commons. Intestinal worms are a widespread problem in many developing countries.
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Paying for Performance in China's Battle Against Anemia

July 2014

Millions of students in China’s poor rural schools have anemia. Why is it that so little is being done to overcome this invisible epidemic?

Anemia: Rural China's Invisible Epidemic

July 2014

REAP is dedicated to understanding and addressing the problem of iron deficiency and anemia in rural China: its consequences for health and education, and practical solutions for families and schools.