Partnerships with Africa

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  • Household Immigration Status May Impact Medicaid Enrollment
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Partners in Health

  • Yale School of Public Health alumni, faculty and students, in conjunction with their African partners ,work throughout the continent to improve health outcomes for millions of people. Here is a sampling of their work.
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Disrupting Disease

  • African scientists work with YSPH colleagues to stop deadly diseases.
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Project Last Mile

  • Finding creative ways to get essential medicines to the most remote regions.
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Untangling Tuberculosis

  • A career dedicated to tuberculosis.
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The Future of Tanzania

  • Azan Virji wants to use his Yale training to help his fellow Tanzanians.
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The Future of HIV in Africa

  • Dean Sten Vermund and others are working with African colleagues to address the future of HIV/AIDS.
  • PEPFAR reduced infant mortality saved lives
  • Overcoming stigma through sports
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Students - An Africa Education

  • Jessica He - The Gambia
  • Justin Jones - South Africa
  • Madelynn Tice - Ghana

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  • Alumni are using experiences with health care in East Africa to expand into the United States.
  • Alumni News
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YSPH Notes

  • Commencement 2018 - Graduates urged to stand up, take action to protect public health.
  • Annual Day of Service draws faculty, alumni, students and staff.
  • New center to translate research into practice
  • Alumni Day 2018 - Social entrepreneurship, professional awards, Thai water bugs.
  • Global health institute launched
  • AIDS center turns 20
  • Small and deadly, viruses continue to beset humans
  • Online climate change and health certificate launches at YSPH
  • Top Yale School of Public Health Educators Named
  • Festschrift honors half century of research by Lawrence Marks
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Paths to Public Health

  • An early diagnosis influences career
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On the Issues with Abigail Friedman

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