Global Health Spring/Summer 2012

Elimination in Sight
What do you do when you have almost reduced malaria transmission rates in your home country? For Mauricio Sauerbrey, you turn your attention toward another illness that has plagued your region for more than a century. more>>

It’s Time for Centennial!
You’ve been hearing about it for some time now. You’ve seen the posts on Facebook and LinkedIn. You’ve seen the logo on the back of the Global Health. It seemed like an event coming…someday. Well, it’s almost here! more>>

Malaria Prevention Saves Children’s Lives
Malaria continues to be a major disease worldwide, but while funding projects are working to improve prevention it is difficult to measure the effectiveness of these interventions. more >>

Students Launch Successful Global Health Summit
In honor of the school’s Centennial, the SPHTM Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its first ever Global Health Summit this past spring. The theme for the three day event was “One World, One Community.” more >>

Tulane PRC Study: Neighborhood Walking Path Increases Resident Activity
New Orleans residents are more active when they have a public walking path in their neighborhoods, according to a recently published Tulane University study. more >>

EPA Head Addresses Grads at Centennial Commencement Graduations in New Orleans have a pizzazz that is lacking in other cities– brass bands, second lines, and Mardi Gras beads are all a part of a “typical” graduation in the Crescent City. more>>

Interactive Map: Tulane IS Global Health
Be a part of Tulane SPHTM’s centennial celebration by sharing where you are working in global health around the world. more >>

Message from the Dean
Have you made your plans yet? It’s time! Yes, the Centennial Celebration we have been preparing for is finally upon us. It’s a tremendous moment in the life of the school and an event you simply don’t want to miss. We have developed a full weekend of entertainment and education, with plenty of opportunities. more>>

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