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“The silent scourge of development”

“The silent scourge of development”

More than two decades ago Yale public health experts warned that dams along the Senegal River would bring disease. A Yale medical student’s research finds that their predictions have come true.

In the Senegalese village of Mbagam, health worker Fatou Kine Manga fines those who enter the waters of the Senegal River. Despite her warnings to others, Manga admits to breaking her own rule. “Even me, I go to the river!”

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Promoting health, from the ground up

Promoting health, from the ground up

Part of a national effort to create community health partnerships, a Yale center is working with New Haven churches to prevent diabetes and with a suburban school to stop teen smoking. The goal? Healthier communities invested in their own outcomes.

Part of a national effort to create community health partnerships, a Yale center is working with New Haven churches to prevent diabetes and with suburban school nurses to stop teen smoking. The goal? Healthier communities invested in their own outcomes.

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