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How to feel a little bit better about ordering a $42 steak

Some need the excuse of a birthday or anniversary to splurge at celeb chef Jody Adams’ Rialto. Entrees at the Harvard Square restaurant run from $26 for roasted eggplant agrodolce (golden raisins, pine nuts, mozzarella, saffron tomatoes, chickpea arancini ) to $43 for grilled Tuscan sirloin steak (portabella, arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano, truffle oil). 162 more words

International Health

We aren't so different afterall.

Came across an interesting piece in the paper recently, which nicely summarized many of the key challenges our healthcare system is facing. While the ultimate point of the article is to question the wisdom of increasing privatisation in our current system, I think the even more profound realisation is that: 151 more words

Opinion

Humanure Power's Facility is Open

Tulane MCHLT staff were happy to recently receive the following news from Tulane MCHLT Scholar alumnus (MPH ’13) and Humanure Power co-founder Anoop Jain, who has been working in Bihar, India to end outdoor defecation: 346 more words

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Cigna Employer International Health Insurance Plans

Cigna offers several options for Employers to offer International Health Insurance for their employees.

You Expect the best from your employees on assignment in another country.   475 more words

International Health

Traveling to Beijing for Work or Vacation

Beijing is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China, and is one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of over 21 million. 267 more words

International Health

G-local Health

Back in 1998, when I was a college student, I landed in Senegal, West Africa, to study international health.

What was international health?  Health in the context of a different nation–where dams and agricultural development and poverty and culture determined disease. 412 more words

Senegal

Foreign Travel Advice for Albania

Over 3,500,000 international citizens visit Albania every year (World Bank).  Most visits are trouble-free.

From December to February severe weather may cause flooding, particularly in northern Albania.   99 more words

International Health