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Global Children's Health

Table of Contents

People smoking


  • Smoking habits lead to different health outcomes
  • Big-city life ooses health threats for gay, bisexual men
  • International AIDS program expensive but lifesaving

Pregnant woman and mosquito

Brazil's Babies

  • Albert Ko and colleagues in Brazil respond to the horrors of the Zika epidemic
Woman breastfeeding baby


  • Working around the world, a YSPH researcher seeks to increase breastfeeding one baby at a time
  • Alumna launches video series to address racial disparities in breastfeeding
Boy using inhaler

Uncovering Asthmas's Genetic Origins 

  • Researchers comb through mountains of data to understand a disease that afflicts growing numbers of children and adults
Drilling equipment in a corn field

Fracking's Fallout 

  • An interview with Nicole Deziel
Samoan children

A Problem in Paradise

  • The Samoan islands are beset with public health problems; children may provide some solutions
Dean Sten Vermund with students

New Dean Making a Mark

  • Sten Vermund is implementing ambitious plans for YSPH
Zhongfei Yang at the WHO


  • A Defining Experience - YSPH students travel the world for ambitious summer internship projects
Byron Kennedy


  • All health is local - Elm City's new health director moves to address disparitites and engage community
  • Alumni news
Risky Drinking Poster

YSPH Notes

  • Greenhouse gas emissions and health - New YSPH program addresses climate change
  • Risky Drinking previewed at YSPH - Documentary outlines dangers of alcohol abuse
  • Amid war, medical studies in Syria - YSPH collaboration helps train future doctors
  • Fellowship turns 50 - Forerunner to global health celebrates milestone
  • Veteran scholar and public health expert retires - Michael Bracken honored with festschrift
  • Swept up in global health - Alice Conant drawn to YSPH's nurturing community
  • Marching for science - YSPH joins protest of proposed cuts to research
  • Day of service - YSPH volunteers give back to the community
Kaveh Khoshnood

On the Issues with Kaveh Khoshnood

  • What is driving the global refugee crisis? Is the United States doing enough? Is Yale?