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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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Health economics student takes first place in Dairy Data Challenge

Alejandra Leyton, a master’s of public health student in the Department of Global Health Systems and Development, has earned top prize in the Incentive Challenge to Improve Dairy Data, issued by Scientists without Borders in partnership with the Bill & … Continue reading

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Crime and Violence in the Community: Public Health Solutions May Be the Answer

Headlines ring with the assertion that violent crime is epidemic – and researchers at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are responding as they apply classic public health approaches to stop the transmission of violence. All this in … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections: Cien Keilty-Lucas

Over a year ago, I made my way to Africa for the first time. I came to Ethiopia as a contractor for a 15-week volunteer experience to manage the construction of a school in the rural Oromia village of Ekodaga. … Continue reading

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Students Share Thoughts on Global Health

In January 2010, the Office of Global Health welcomed the inaugural group of 17 students aspiring to earn a Certificate in Global Health. Students from any school in the university are eligible to participate in the certificate program. Requirements to earn … Continue reading

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