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Alumnus Dylan Podson is putting his MPH hard-skills to use in global settings

I’m a Tulane SPHTM ’12 graduate from the Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences Department. Following graduation, I spent a bit of time as an HIV study coordinator for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) trials among young men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. 237 more words

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Global Health Program and Policy Immersion: Practicum Experiences from Cambodia

Changemaker Catalyst Award Recipient Madeleine Nicholson completed her practicum research in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with World Vision International. As an international health and development student in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Madeleine  focused her field practice on the country’s high rates of child malnutrition.   935 more words

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Tulane community celebrates in the DRC

For years now, Tulane public health alumni across the globe have referred to themselves as the “Tulane mafia,” since no matter where they go, Tulane alumni and faculty seem to be there. 133 more words

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HIV IN GHANA: PROGRESS AND STAGNATION

My first HIV patient that I cared for was in Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana in the late 1990s. I can still remember the woman in her mid-thirties who we had admitted with symptoms suggestive of meningo-encephalitis; I do not really remember whether I was a house-officer or a final year medical student. 846 more words

Catalonia demands £350m for NHS

Amid violent protests, Catalans have appealed for their independence from an evil, centralized European bureaucracy and an end to straight bananas.  Holding banners depicting Nigel Farage in a Barcelona strip, the protesters chanted for a return to English as the national language, imperial measurements and roast beef with paella. 166 more words

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Each Fresh Peak Ascended Teaches Something

Mulanje is my favorite place in Malawi.  I recently hiked up 1300m to the plateau and took a picture from the exact place where I had been 7 months prior.  224 more words

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Catch me at the CNE to #ChangeTheBirthStory

August is coming to an end, do you know what that means? It’s time to grab some friends and head to the Ex! Every year you can go to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) and expect unique foods, plane shows, pop-up rides, and local finds at the hobby building! 511 more words