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NSF International Acquires Peru’s INASSA Group LLC

Ann Arbor-based NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and health sciences industries, has acquired the INASSA Group of Lima, Peru.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

A vampire bat. Photo: University of Michigan

Vampire Bat Study May Lead To Better Rabies Control Strategies

A new study of rabies in vampire bats in Peru has found that culling bats — a common rabies control strategy — does not reduce rates of rabies exposure in bat colonies, and may even be counterproductive. The findings may eventually help public officials in Peru develop more effective methods for preventing rabies infections in humans and livestock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

A gold miner in Ghana. Photo by Elisha Renne, University of Michigan

UM Funds Sustainable Water Projects In Ghana, Peru

The University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute and the Center for Global Health are co-sponsoring two research projects addressing water-quality impacts on public health, one in Ghana and the other in Peru.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012