Darivanh Vlachos

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Developing countries are faced with the daunting challenge of lowering their neonate and child mortality rates. Studies have indicated that up to 13% of the deaths of children under the age of five could be prevented by breastfeeding alone. One key barrier is the availability of breast milk for vulnerable infants (those born pre-term, with low birth-weight,(More)
We present ongoing development of a low-cost system to improve the flash-heat pasteurization process for human breast milk currently utilized in resource-constrained developing regions. Flash-heat was designed for low-resource environments, is simple to use and requires minimal infrastructure. It is currently used at a small-scale to provide safe breast(More)
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