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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...
08/10/2017 - 11:15 - Barri Bronston

Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. Panetta earned a bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb College. She lives in...

08/02/2017 - 13:30 - Mary Sparacello, Tara Nicole Brown

Tulane University senior Taylor Selembo, a bachelor of science in public health candidate, is working with the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative (HCSC), which is funded by the city and organized through Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty's Kitchen. The HCSC works with corner store operators to...

08/01/2017 - 15:00 - Madeline Vann

Next time you slap a mosquito consider this – Tulane researchers are testing a strategy to alter the genes of female Aedes aegypti mosquitos so they die soon after a blood meal. A. aegypti mosquitos play a leading role in spreading diseases such as Zika and dengue viruses. The results of this...

07/20/2017 - 11:00 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin' for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits. The Movin' for LIFE (Lasting Improvement for Fitness and Energy)...

07/17/2017 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

In the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, reminds public health professionals to not let fear get in the way of the task of positively affecting the health of populations....

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