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Ana Aguilera spent the spring dodging landslides and screening coffee plantation workers in Peru for cervical cancer. Peter Hynes worked all summer traveling dusty roads in Tanzania to improve water resources for rural villagers. Erika Crable returned just weeks ago from studying the impact of the dual health scourge of obesity and type 2 diabetes on the Mexican economy. Although these School of Public Health students were in different countries studying different aspects of public health, all had in common a fellowship program that has helped them and more than 150 of their peers study abroad and gain essential career
African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes
The strategy of relying on traditional birth attendants, or community midwifes, to treat neonatal sepsis could be effective in reducing mortality in remote rural settings.