Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tulane receives $7.2 million to continue family planning work in Democratic Republic of Congo

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $7.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for family planning research and programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). … Continue reading

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Tulane Receives $6.5 Million Grant to Prevent Congenital Syphilis

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received a $6.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new methods to prevent mother-to-child-transmission of syphilis in resource-poor countries. “The study will provide a unique … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2015 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Many Roads Lead to the DRC for Tulane Alumni

With roots that go back 20 years and includes a connection to the Kinshasa School of Public Health, Tulane has long and extensive ties with the DRC. This close connection-a network often jokingly referred to as the “Tulane Mafia”-is evident in the number of alumni … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business: Family Planning in the DRC

To even a casual observer, the problems of rapid population growth are painfully evident in Kinshasa, a teeming city of 10 million and the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The effects of ravaging poverty and poor … Continue reading

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