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Cape Town, Tulane center works to improve the lives of at-risk children
At the Highly Vulnerable Children’s Research Center, located in Cape Town, South Africa, and run by the Tulane School of Social Work, the research team conducts rigorous studies that they hope will lead to a better quality of life for struggling children worldwide. As director of Tulane School of...
Apr 13, 2017 - Keith Brannon

A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature. Tulane University infectious...

Apr 04, 2017 - Dee Boling

When School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine Dean Pierre Buekens travels to Washington, D.C., this week to a leading international global health conference, some of the top academics in the field will be making the case for why global public health funding matters. Buekens is chair of the...

Apr 04, 2017 - Dee Boling

Sharing information, seeking common solutions, and working collaboratively are all hallmarks of global health. These same elements are also critical in global trade. Global health and global trade came together on Monday during the Gulf Coast Trade Alliance’s annual meeting, held this year in New...

Apr 03, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

Although New Orleans has seen a resurgence in supermarkets since Hurricane Katrina, some neighborhoods still lack healthy food options, and many are overwhelmed by an abundance of unhealthy choices. To address this issue, Tulane University has joined the newly launched Center for Healthy Food...

Mar 28, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency. But Tulane University alumnus Benjamin Swig has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes. For that idea, Swig took home the grand prize Friday (March 24) during The Big Idea competition at...

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