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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...
10/05/2017 - 15:00 - Alicia Jasmin, Chelsea Christopher

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is an expert in the study of hypertension, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease and has conducted...

10/02/2017 - 17:15 - Samah Ahmed

Miia Newman, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public health administration at Tulane University, is the 2017 recipient of the International Lightning Class Association Lightning Boat Grant for sailing. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Miia Newman has grown up sailing boats along the Gulf Coast...

09/26/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Jiang He (left) and Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood will lead the study to enlist community health centers to help low-income patients more aggressively manage high blood pressure. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6....

09/21/2017 - 13:00 -

Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...

09/19/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Community health workers using proactive strategies such as home visits, health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring and other tactics were more successful in helping low-income patients control their hypertension than doctors using traditional approaches, according to new Tulane University...

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