public health

Faculty member, Dr. Julie Hernandez to speak at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo


On November 19th, the Payson Center's Research Assistant Professor, Dr. Julie Hernandez is scheduled speak as part of panel at the American Public Health Association's 142nd Annual Meeting and Expo: Healthography at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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Tulane Effective Altruism Presents: Alan Fenwick: When Academia Meets Aid

On behalf of Tulane Effective Altruism, a new club on campus that is interested in cost effective international charities, you are invited to an event to be held Wednesday, November 5th, Tulane Effective Altruism is holding its first event in Rogers Memorial Chapel at 7pm. Alan Fenwick, Director of Schistosomiasis Control Initiative at the Imperial College London will be coming to campus to discuss the effects of his work in sub-Saharan Africa.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tulane Application and Info Session for Clinton Global Initiative University 2015 Meeting


Come join other Tulanian student leaders passionate about solving social issues and international development to plan involvement in the Clinton Global Initiative University (GGI U) 2015 meeting which has early decision and travel assistance deadline of October 17, 2014.

Contact for more information.

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Clinton Global Initiative University 2015 Meeting


President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host the eighth annual Clinton Global Intiative Univeristy (CGI U) 2015 meeting from March 6-8, 2015 at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Undergraduates study and intern in Geneva, Switzerland at a pivotal time in humanitarian relief


During our Geneva Summer for Development Study Abroad and Internship program held from June 30 to July 26, 2014, undergraduate students enjoyed personal tours of the Headquarters of:

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From Rwanda to the Gates Foundation, the story of PhD Alumnus, Paulin Basinga


I am Paulin Basinga. I grew up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) even though I was a Rwandan citizen. My  parents had to flee Rwanda so we lived in exile for many years. Unfortunately, I lost both of my parents while living in the DRC.

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Update from Bangkok, Thailand


As you likely know from the news, the military formally seized control this afternoon (and was, in fact, in control since Tuesday). This is not noticeable in any form on the streets but, of course, we are cautious. All the students are back in the hotel and are aware of tonight's curfew. We have no field trips scheduled for tomorrow and will stay in our classroom in the hotel and monitor the situation.

I have been through several of these events and assure students and their families that there is little risk beyond the normal.

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Students travel to Bangkok to learn about health & development as martial law is declared on the second day of classes


The Thai army declared martial law in Thailand early Tuesday morning, May 20th, the day after the Payson Center Global Development Summer Institute course, Health & Development Interventions: New Approaches began. It is in the media but there is no noticeable change throughout Bangkok.

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One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa

“One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa” in partnership with the One Health for Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Secretariat located at Makerere University will expand leadership capacity development, human resources development and targeted research and community engagement activities in applied research related to One Health issues across several countries in the region through the OHCEA Secretariat. The major activities of this partnership include the management and award of competitive research grants for graduate, undergraduate and faculty at OHCEA member institutions; curriculum development; tailored short term training; and leadership capacity development all with an emphasis on women empowerment.

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The Big Issue: Can we Solve the Murder Problem?


The Big Issue: A New Series Designed to Give All Sides an Equal Voice
New Orleans is suffering a continuous drumbeat of murder, including the killing of several children caught in the crossfire. In its fourth installation, "The Big Issue" will ask broad questions about what can be done. What are the root causes of violent crime? What programs have proved successful around the country to prevent violent crime and how well are some of those programs working here? At what age is it too late to have an impact on the young people committing these crimes?   

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