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Schistosomiasis in the Philippines

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Isabel Francisco spent a lot of time talking to carabao farmers in the Leyte Province. This is what she learned. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/08/schistosomiasis-in-the-philippines-the-need-for-a-one-health-approach/

Gorilla Medicine

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.

Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, spoke at Tufts about his country’s painful past and hopeful future. In introducing Kagame to the Tufts audience, President Anthony P. Monaco noted that the university is directly involved with Rwanda in a number of ways. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine have assisted Rwanda’s veterinary and public health schools with curriculum and faculty development and technology support. The Cummings School has also been engaged in Rwanda through its international veterinary medicine program, supporting the creation of an ambulatory veterinary clinic at the University of Rwanda-Nayagatare, with assistance from Cummings Foundation.

Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda