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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...
10/17/2016 - 13:00 - Dee Boling

Dr. Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America, was elected to the role of president-elect of the Society for Medical Anthropology. She will serve in that role for one year, followed by a two-year term as president, and a year as past-president.   Dr. Castro, an...

10/17/2016 - 09:00 - Dee Boling

A Tulane University professor has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Dr. Maureen Lichtveld is professor and chair in the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences at Tulane University...

10/10/2016 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Matthew roared through the Caribbean and up the East Coast over the past week, leaving destruction in its wake. We here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine wish to share our concern and compassion for all those affected by the storm’s wrath, from those living in the...

10/10/2016 - 10:00 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University an $11.4 million grant to develop more scientists devoted to clinical research aimed at helping patients suffering from high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and related conditions.   The five-year grant will launch the Tulane...

09/16/2016 - 13:15 - Iman Naim

In the radio series “Unprisoned,” independent producer Eve Abrams addresses how major public health issues like homelessness, mental health and drug addiction are often criminalized rather than treated, leading to the mass incarceration rates and subsequent health problems. Abrams spoke Wednesday...

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