The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI), a multi-donor program to reduce the human impact on tropical rainforests in Central Africa, recently awarded $7.2 million to a team of researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Drs. Jane Bertrand, Arsene Binanga and Julie Hernandez of the Department of Health Policy and Management will spearhead the project. The team’s goal is to increase contraceptive use in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
For the fifth consecutive year, Tulane University is the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers, with a total of 20 students volunteers for 2019.
98% of graduates find jobs or continue education within a year following graduation.
Founded in 1912, Tulane SPHTM is the oldest school of public health in the U.S.