Report alleges network of 're-education’ camps for Ukrainian children
Russia’s system for supervising thousands of Ukrainian children, which has placed minors in “re-education” camps and put others up for adoption, is a massive, government-wide operation involving officials at high levels, a new report alleged on Tuesday.Source: The Washington Post
Yale Report: Approximately 1 in 6 Ukrainian crop storage sites impacted by war
One of every six (15.73%) Ukrainian crop storage facilities, such as grain silos and elevators, has been damaged, destroyed, or controlled by Russia and its aligned forces since its invasion began on February 24, according to a new report released today by the Yale School of Public Health’s (YSPH) Humanitarian Research Lab (HRL), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Weaponising the ‘Fog of War’: The challenge of fake news for humanitarian actors in conflict zones
Good information is crucial for humanitarian efforts to ameliorate the health impacts of armed conflict. Depending on the circumstances, misinformation can endanger the lives of health workers.Source: BMJ Global Health
YSPH Grant to Train Health Professionals in China in Bioethics Renewed
A School of Public Health program that trains future generations of public health researchers in China has been awarded a grant renewal of $1.25 million from the Fogarty International Center, of the National Institutes of Health, to continue its work.
Naval War College, Yale partner on first-of-kind humanitarian simulation
Faculty members from Yale University’s School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Program conducted the first-ever “Consequences of Disease Outbreak” simulation in New Haven, April 12.Source: US Naval War College
Research and teaching on refugees will be focus of new MacMillan Center program
The Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses has been launched by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale to promote rigorous interdisciplinary research and teaching grounded in the social sciences.Source: Yale News
Kaveh Khoshnood: Paths Through a Career in Global Health
Kaveh Khoshnood has been at the School of Public Health since completing his MPH, working almost exclusively on HIV/AIDS and health among the most vulnerable populations in the US and worldwide. The Yale Global Health Review met with Kaveh to discuss global health, career choices, and finding your passions.Source: Yale Global Health Review
Youth as Agents of Peace: Report Features Yale Faculty in Global Workshop to Invest in Youth for a More Peaceful World
Yale faculty played leading roles at the March 2016 "Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally", held in Amman, Jordan. The forum was an outcome of the partnership with UNICEF and the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID). Set against the worst human refugee crisis since World War II, the workshop aimed to explore how investment in young children could lead to more peaceful societies.
National Institutes of Health awards $600K SBIR grant to Kephera Diagnostics for a test for hookworm infection
Kephera Diagnostics has won a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an antibody-based test for hookworm infection. A lab at the Yale School of Public Health is collaborating on the project.Source: MassBio