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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...
09/16/2016 - 11:15 - 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...

09/15/2016 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Zika virus has gone from a little-known disease affecting a very small portion of the world’s population to a major health concern around the globe. The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Social Work and the MD/MPH Program, will take a look at this...

09/13/2016 - 11:30 - Dee Boling

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics will change its name to the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science effective September 15, 2016. According to Department Chair Dr. John Lefante, the new department name emphasizes the global aspects of data science research along with...

08/31/2016 - 12:45 - Dee Boling

A history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers published in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Researchers analyzed the relationship between history of...

08/15/2016 - 11:45 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in the communities to the west and north of New Orleans who have experienced flooding from the recent storms. While New Orleans was not significantly impacted by the rain, we are well versed in the devastation high water can cause. If those in our community -...

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