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Researchers assess the cost of healthcare inequity related to birth
A serious birth-related complication, also called “severe maternal morbidity,” can significantly increase the cost of giving birth. Researchers from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine have explored how the cost of giving birth is higher for Black patients, and how those...
09/22/2022 - 09:30 - David Gladow

New York recently declared a state of emergency in response to the discovery of polio within its community. The reemergence of polio calls to mind several questions involving public health policy, but one of the more interesting aspects of the polio story is the use of wastewater testing as a form...

09/19/2022 - 19:45 - David Gladow

The Tulane Health Policy Case Competition is returning this fall, hosted by the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The Tulane Health Policy Case Competition gives teams of undergraduate students an opportunity to apply their talents and knowledge to put together a solution to a...

09/08/2022 - 09:30 - Carrie Moulder

As it enlists area youth in understanding and preventing violence in the Greater New Orleans area, the Center for Youth Equity (CYE) at Tulane University will hold its first Youth Art Contest. The contest will offer a $500 grand prize. The theme is “liberation,” and young artists are asked to...

08/31/2022 - 08:45 - David Gladow

Food insecurity, or the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food, is a global problem, and that need is well highlighted in low-income countries. Even in the United States, many families and individuals are routinely food insecure. The issue,...

08/30/2022 - 09:30 - David Gladow

Two Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine students, Allie Cheek and Samuel Dichiara, are prepared to make a bigger impact within public health through their participation as “This is Public Health” (TIPH) student ambassadors throughout the 2022-23 school year. “This is Public Health...

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