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Staying Safe – Vaccinations & Antimalarials

Most medical schools or hospitals have clear guidelines on the vaccinations they expect their students or employees to have received. Therefore I would advise you to look at the guidelines of the medical school/hospital/other medical environment you belong to and those of your desired elective location. 283 more words

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Syria's health care system is in crisis

Syria’s health care system is in crisis

The Syrian civil war has taken a devastating toll on the country’s health care system.

What’s happening:

  • More than half of its public hospitals are closed or operating at a diminished capacity, and 75% of Syrian health care workers have fled the country, per a Wall Street Journal video filmed on the ground in Raqqa.
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3 Global Health Stories You Should Definitely Be Following as an American

When we moved to Nashville at the beginning of the year, Craig and I decided to forgo any traditional cable service. 10 year old me would be SCREAMING about not having access to Nickelodeon and Disney Channel but current me kind of loves it. 1,344 more words

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Six-packs to be rebranded as ‘tummies’

After years of aggressive marketing, stomachs throughout the land have opted to return to a more family-friendly image, which can accommodate a progressive pie-orientated lifestyle. Gone will be Guantanamo-themed ‘washboards’ and in will come a gentler stomach; often associated with jovial fatties, who force their way into your home, smelling of sherry – like Santa or Eamonn Holmes. 131 more words


PrEP(ping) for London

March 1, 2018

Throughout my education as well as my professional career I’ve always had a passion for international health, whether it be HIV/AIDS prevention, air pollution, climate change, Malaria prevention, or immunization education. 361 more words

Saying Espresso with an ‘X’ won’t damage your health

Scientist have confirmed that mispronouncing up to three cups of artisan coffee a day, has no noticeable impact on your health – but it will make you look like ‘a bit of a d$ck’. 173 more words


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

Tulane University School Of Public Health And Tropical Medicine