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50 years after “I have a dream”

3Qs with Robert Hall, asso­ciate pro­fessor of African​ American studies ..
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Published On: August 28, 2013 |
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Mandela’s legacy in Africa and around the world

3Qs with Kwamina Panford, associate professor of African American Studies ..
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Published On: July 18, 2013 |
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Professor Robin Chandler collaborates with Liberian officials

In a January 2013 meeting at Dhar Law firm in Boston, Prof. Robin Chandler, met with Liberian Minister of Gender and Development Julia Duncan Cassell… ..
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Published On: February 28, 2013 |
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Efficiency the key for global HIV/​AIDS programs

Richard Wamai, an assis­tant pro­fessor of public health in the Depart­ment of African Amer­ican Studies and an expert in HIV/​AIDS research and policy, said advance­ments in pre­ven­tion and treat­ment of the dis­ease have yielded two pos­i­tive trends: HIV/​AIDS patients are living longer, and the number of new cases is steadily declining…
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Published On: January 10, 2013 |
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Targeting diseases beyond our borders

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers recently returned from a four-​​day work­shop in Kenya, where they worked with local health experts to develop strate­gies for com­bating neglected trop­ical dis­eases (NTDs) throughout the African nation…
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Published On: September 27, 2011 |
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Battling HIV/​AIDS and the healthcare crisis in Africa

The spread of HIV/​AIDS across Africa has had a dev­as­tating effect for decades…
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Published On: November 22, 2010 |
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