Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine part of consortium working to eliminate malaria in Hispaniola

April 30th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and SF Gate entitled Haiti Celebrates Major Progress Against Malaria on World Malaria Day on April 25, 2019.

A recent news item from SF Gate highlighted the role of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in supporting Haitian health workers committed to accelerating efforts to eliminate malaria in Haiti. The school is part of Malaria Zero, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led consortium of NGOs, universities, and local ministries of health. Malaria Zero’s goal is to eliminate malaria from the island of Hispaniola, which includes Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Read the entire story in the original article here.

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Arachu Castro
Senior Associate Research Fellow - Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America