Promoting Love and Peace Across Generations through Science and Global Partnerships
Professor in the Yale Child Study Center Dr. James F. Leckman, leads a team of international scientists, scholars, and practitioners in a special journal publication that underscores the impact that early childhood development initiatives can have on promoting love and peace across generations
Women and children’s rights advocate encourages peace, justice and development
Women and children’s rights advocate Rima Salah spoke to BYU law Students on Sept. 23 after receiving a 2021 Peacemaker Award from the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Salah, Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, and Chair of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) encouraged students to get involved and commit to building a peaceful world, starting today.Source: The Daily Universe, Brigham Young University (BYU)
“I smile for children everywhere!” Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Yale professor, Rima Salah, PhD, commemorates the 30th Anniversary on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). "Let us unite our strengths and reaffirm our commitment to uphold and fulfill the rights of all children wherever they are."Source: Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC)
11-year-old Lames, IRIS refugee ambassador from the Sudan, speaks at Yale hosted conference
11-year-old Lames, IRIS Refugee Ambassador resettled from Sudan in 2015, spoke at the Yale hosted Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) conference, held on 29 November 2018 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale.Source: IRIS - Ingegrated Refugee & Immigrant Services Facebook
Special edition of health journal focuses on the early child development promise for peace
Faculty members at the Yale Child Study Center announce the publication of their special issue in journal, New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development (NDCAD). This Spring 2018 issue focuses on the potential of early child development programs as a viable path to peace in the context of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Research suggests ways to help mentally ill in Ghana’s prayer camps
Many people with schizophrenia in Ghana spend their days chained to walls in prayer camps where they are ministered to by spiritual healers and forced to fast and pray. A new study, based on a partnership between researchers at the University of Ghana and Yale University, shows that modern medications can improve symptoms of camp residents.
CESI Team Awarded £2m Grant to Establish Global Research Group on ECD for Peacebuilding
An interdisciplinary research team from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) has been awarded a £2m grant to study the potential for ECD (early childhood development) programmes to promote sustainable development and peacebuilding. The CESI team, led by Professor Paul Connolly (education), will work with several strategic partners, including UNICEF, the Yale Child Study Center, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the Global TIES for Children research center at New York University and the Early Childhood Peace Consortium.Source: Queen's University Center for Evidence and Social Innovation
Alumni's gift founds Yale China Fund for Emotional Intelligence
A $3 million gift from two Yale alumni will help establish the Yale China Fund for Emotional Intelligence, which will assist Chinese educators to incorporate principles of emotional intelligence into programs for children 3 to 6 years old.
Webcast Oct 5 | The Lancet Series on Advancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale
The World Bank is hosting a live-streamed global launch of the new Lancet Early Childhood Development Series on Oct 5th from 2-4 pm EST at its annual world summit of Economic Ministers. Three Yale faculty are among the noted authors of this series that is a major milestone with major global implications.
Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families
Rima Salah is an assistant clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center and former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF. We talk with Professor Salah about her new book, Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families, that she edited in collaboration with Dr. James Leckman and Catherine Panter-Brick from Yale University.Source: The MacMillan Report
Five things to know about climate change and health going into COP 28
The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference – the world’s only multilateral decision-making forum on climate change – is taking place from November 30 through December 12 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Drs. Robert Dubrow, MD, and Jodi Sherman, MD, from the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health, highlight the latest findings of the annual Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change in advance of this year's international gathering.
YIGH Leadership in Global Health Fellowship program helps students build career skills
For Yale students who participate in the Leadership in Global Health Fellowship program, these summer experiences are more than mere possibilities. They are essential parts of the Yale Institute for Global Health’s dedication to helping students from across Yale secure work experiences that can make a difference in their future careers — and in some of the biggest issues in global health across the world.
Generous Gift Supports Yale Institute for Global Health
In recognition of the importance of global health collaborations in addressing today’s health challenges, Mara McAdams, YC '96, and her husband, David Hand, YC ’96, recently endowed the McAdams-Hand Family Fund for the Yale Institute for Global Health.
Ebola Ten Years On: Strengthening Global Health Systems and Bridging the Gap
On November 9th, the Yale Institute of Global Health hosted Dr. Bernice Dahn, Former Minister of Health, Liberia; Dr. Sylla Thiam, Former Regional Director, Amref, West Africa; and Paramount Chief David Mandu Farley Keili-Coomber IV, Mandu Chiefdom, Sierra Leone to share their reflections and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
Thousands of Ukrainian children taken by Russia for re-education, Ukraine says
Thousands of Ukrainian children have reportedly been taken from their homes and moved to camps in Russia or Belarus since the start of the war. Nathaniel Raymond, director of the Yale Humanitarian Research Lab at the Yale School of Public Health, joined CBS News to discuss.Source: CBS News