Challenges in urban health


Dean's Message

Editor's Note

A life dedicated to public health

Advances

  • Exercise benefits women taking AI drugs
  • Virus remains dangerous for up to six weeks
  • Cervical lesions on the decline in Connecticut
  • Treating depression with nutritional interventions
  • Season drviers of pneumococcus revealed
  • Interventions found to reduce gender violence
  • Social networks help to predict gun violence

Perpective

More megacities

Janice E. Perlman, Ph.D., founder and president of the Mega-Cities Project: Innovations for Urban Life and the author of Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

Urban growth

The outlook for urban health

As human population increases and cities grow, urban health becomes increasingly challenging.

Healthier favelas

A researcher with deep ties to Brazil works to sten an infectious disease that afflicts the urban poor.

Russia's epidemic

HIV has spread quickly in St. Petersburg and other major cities and the problem threatens to get worse.

Curbing inner-city violence

Using social networks to "map" gun violence in America's urban centers and intervene before it is too late.

China's challenge
A fitter city
An early advocate for urban health
A conversation with Gretchen Van Wye
Health campaigns around the world
Eight million and counting

Students

  • Health and justice
  • Health consultants

Alumni

  • Justice for Haiti
  • A healthier Nepal
  • Alumni News
  • A homecoming

YSPH Notes

  • Innovate health
  • Health partnership launched
  • A presidential visit
  • Commencement speaker
  • Speaking of health
  • Hirsute for health
  • Accelerated M.B.A./M.P.H. program unveiled
  • 375,000 pounds
  • A voice for South Africa's miners
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Progress continues
  • Awards and honors
  • Exploring New Haven's public health landscape
  • YSPH around the world
In Memoriam
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