Palestine

In collaboration with the Danone Institute of Japan a 4 country RISK study is examining childhood risk factors for life-style related diseases by providing expertise in the field of nutrition to underscore the scientific basis for prevention of cardiovascular disease. A similar project in conjunction with the Palestinian School Health and Nutrition School Lunch Program under the auspices of the Juzoor Foundation for Health and Social Development is ongoing in the West Bank. Opportunities exist for pre and postdoctoral research participation through the Institute of Human Nutrition.

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