Infant Breastfeeding, Nutrition and Growth in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (Part 1) | Dr. Valerie Flaherman

Arico-Muendel, Lucia

In this episode of WiGH, Lucia Arico-Muendel speaks with Dr. Valerie Flaherman about her research on how breastfeeding and formula-feeding regimens affect infant growth during the first month of life, mainly in low-income countries such as Guinea Bissau and Uganda.

Dr. Flaherman is a pediatrician and global health researcher at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research focuses on breastfeeding, breastmilk, lactation, and infant nutrition, overall aiming to improve health outcomes in at-risk infants through targeted interventions. She travels to Uganda, Guinea Bissau, Pakistan, and Nepal to set up studies with partner institutions.

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What is Global Health?
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June 10, 2024

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This episode's duration is: 24 min 42 sec