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New global family planning handbook helps improve quality of services, says Jane Bertrand
The third edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers is being released this week at the 2018 Regional Consortium Meeting of the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Initiative. The Global Handbook is a critical guide for practitioners since family planning is considered a development...
04/04/2017 - 12:30 - 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...

04/04/2017 - 12:15 - 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...

04/03/2017 - 11:45 - 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...

03/28/2017 - 10:00 - 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...

03/28/2017 - 10:00 - Mary Cross

An interest in research prepared Tulane University alumnus Austin Reeder for the study of public health. His degrees from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine prepared him for the position of chief executive officer for St. Charles Parish Hospital, a facility managed by Ochsner Health...

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