Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition

Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council Under ECOSOC Resolution 2003/212 Dated 5th of March 2003.
Designated by the United Nations Economic & Social Council Under Rule 79 of the Council’s Rules and Procedures.

IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM FOR A BETTER WORLD AND THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015 - 2030

SPIRULINA FARMS AROUND THE WORLD

IIMSAM's Spirulina Cultivation Humanitarian Distribution Centre, Kisumu, Kenya

IIMSAM’s Spirulina Cultivation Humanitarian Distribution Centre, Kisumu, Kenya

Commercially Driven Spirulina Farms Around the World

Commercially Driven Spirulina Farms Around the World

Lake harvesting, dewatering and drying spirulina in Myanmar

Spirulina Mexicana’s Caracol in Lake Texcoco near Mexico City. Lake harvesting, dewatering and drying spirulina in Myanmar. Courtesy of Min Thein.

Links Below:

PubMed (a service of the NIH/US National Library of Medicine containing 19 million literature citations) lists over 800 studies involving Spirulina.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Home Page
National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health

Related Links:

  1. Malignant Mesothelioma and the Cancer Fighting Power of Blue Green Algae (2016)
  2. Food Scientists Say Spirulina May Slow Cancer Growth According To Surviving Mesothelioma (2016)
  3. Scientific Research Reveals Health Benefits – April 6, 2011, by Robert Henrikson Adapted from “Spirulina World Food: How this micro algae can transform your health and our planet” (PDF)
  4. Spirulina-Algae in Historical Legends (PDF)
  5. Spirulina Protects Against Cadmium-induced Birth Defects (PDF)
  6. New York University Langone Medical Centre 2014: Spirulina May Prevent Oral Cancer
  7. Research for Progress- Antenna Technologies (PDF)
  8. Cultivation of Spirulina Benefits the Environment (PDF)
  9. Nutritional Rehabilitation and Spirulina – Burkina Faso Scientific Report on Spirulina Benefits in Fighting HIV-Infected Patients in Burkina Faso, Africa (PDF)
  10. Latest Scientific Report on the Benefits of Spirulina, 29 August 2008 From American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition (PDF)
  11. Indian Medical Report On Benefits Of Spirulina Against Diabetes (PDF)
  12. Rehabilitation with Spirulina Against Malaria (PDF)
  13. Sustainable Approaches to Combat Malnutrition (PDF)
  14. Potential Complementarity of High-Flavenol Cocoa Powder and Spirulina for Health Protection (Mexico, 2009) (PDF)
  15. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant potential of Spirulina fusiformis on acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in mice (Malaysia, 2009) (PDF)
  16. Dietician proposes natural products against viral infection (Japan, 2009) (PDF)
  17. Spirulina inhibits H1N1 virus, says researcher (Japan, 2009) (PDF)
  18. Spirulina in Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Human Applications (PDF)
  19. Potential of Spirulina Platensis as a Nutritional Supplement in Malnourished HIV-Infected Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Randomised, Single-Blind Study (PDF)
  20. Anthena Technologies Geneva Based Research Foundation:2011 – New data show an important potential of spirulina in malnourished patients infected by HIV in Africa (PDF)
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-Mahatma Gandhi