How one lucky iron fish can treat anemia | Dr. Christopher Charles | TEDxDubaiSalon

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Christopher Charles has spent 5 years in Cambodia documenting the anemia epidemic that affects the country in search for a low cost solution that could scale. Not only he found it, but he has turned it into a social enterprise that could help millions low income families around the world receive the same treatment.

Dr. Charles is a public health and nutrition consultant who has worked extensively throughout the developing world. In 2011 he completed a PhD in Biomedical Science and Epidemiology at the University of Guelph, Canada, with an Emphasis on international health and nutrition.

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