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Reflections on the 2014 American Public Health Association Conference

APHA 2014 - Jen Andrew Paulina Paint

Our Director of Research and Analytics, Dr. Andrew Schroeder, reflects on the American Public Health Association Conference, held Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans, La., where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. On Tuesday afternoon over in booth 830 at the New Orleans Convention Center a continuous stream of people file past tall orange and black banners […]

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Hurricane Katrina Response

Nearly one year since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita made landfall, we hoped to get an inside look into the status of Louisiana’s healthcare system to understand how the rebuilding effort has progressed. During these last several days we have meet with partner nonprofit hospitals, community health clinics, and healthcare associations in New Orleans, Lafayette, and Baton Rouge to get a […]

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Staff Story: Mississippi Clinic Visits

This is a personal “From the Field” story by Direct Relief Employee Chris Brady. The objective of the trip was to meet with current and prospective Direct Relief International partners in the Mississippi Gulf area. Overall I was extremely impressed by the commitment of the people I met there, and the quality of their work post Katrina. As expected the most […]

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