Recently, Dr Philip Zochonis Ireland traveled from Liberia to Yale School of Medicine (YSM) to participate in a chief resident training program through the Department of Internal Medicine’s Office of Global Health.
- July 09, 2019
Five early stage startups building innovative solutions in healthcare have been chosen as the first participants in the Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI), a business accelerator established earlier this year by a partnership between the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) and The CoWrks Foundry and RMZ Foundation in India.
- July 08, 2019
Amid a resurgence of measles across the country, many physicians aren’t sure how to talk with patients whose confidence in vaccines has wavered as a result of the anti-vaccination movement.
- July 01, 2019
Recently the media was abuzz with talk of ‘Disease X,’ a mysterious illness that could spread across the world. And then...nothing happened. It turns out that people had misinterpreted the World Health Organization’s List of Blueprint priority diseases, which identifies the world’s most dangerous diseases in terms of potential for outbreaks or epidemics.
- June 24, 2019
Two new training programs led by the Yale School of Public Health brought Chinese hospital officials, clinicians and research scientists from 18 children’s hospitals to campus this month to learn more about the field of public health, hospital medicine and healthcare management.
- June 14, 2019
Researchers at Yale School of Public Health, GHLI Receive Funding from Gates Foundation for Global Projects
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative, in collaboration with international peers, have received Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for innovative research.
- June 14, 2019
Dr. Desmond Williams, Country Director for the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the Liberia’s experience will be used to end the Ebola epidemic outbreak in Uganda.
- June 13, 2019
The ‘Global Closet’ is Huge—Vast Majority of World’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Population Hide Orientation, YSPH Study Finds
The vast majority of the world’s sexual minority population — an estimated 83 percent of those who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual — keep their orientation hidden from all or most of the people in their lives, according to a new study by the Yale School of Public Health that could have major implications for global public health.
- May 29, 2019
Air pollution kills more people than any other environmental cause. The deadly effects include stroke, heart disease and lung cancer. But the tiny toxic particles in dirty air could also be dimming our wits, according to an emerging field of research. Now a new study links early life exposure to haze with impaired memory and poor control of attention by boys and girls.
- May 28, 2019
As coordinator of Ecuador’s national immunization program, Yajaira Vásquez applies only the best evidence-based practices when it comes to vaccinating Ecuador’s children and preventing disease.