2015 WCC Top Three Teams
Kugera: A sexual health and consent lesson plan
- Anita Dabirzadeh, 4th year, Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
- Rachel Goldstein, 3rd year, School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Arts & Humanities and Biology, Faculty of Sciences (Double Major)
- Brooke Porter, 4th year, English Literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Preventable vision loss and related symptoms due to Vitamin A deficiency
This team proposed improving the distribution of Vitamin A supplements in developing countries by establshing partnerships between private-sector corporations and non-governmental organizations. The team looked piloting their solution specifically at Mozambique, where the World Health Organization reports 65% of preschool-aged children and 14% of pregnant women are Vitamin A deficient.
- Mitchell Canes, 2nd year, Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Jessica Siu, 2nd year, Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Daniel Stojanovic, 2nd year, Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Imbalanced nutrition and malnourishment of families in developing rural communities
Working with communities in Nicaragua, this group proposed a number of approaches to address malnutrition due to lack of agricultural knowledge and monocultures in a specific region.
- Emma Hogeterp, 2nd year, Global Development Studies, Huron University College
- Seynabou Gaye, 3rd year, Global Development Studies, Huron University College
- Nourhan Eldahan, 3rd year, Management and Organizational Studies, Huron University College