Latest News in Global Health
Recent release of Action for Healthy China 2030 calls for policies to fight rapid rising obesity rate. Measures such as food labeling, sugar tax, healthy lifestyle are some of the key options to be considered.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- May 24, 2019
Introducing a typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into routine child vaccine schedules and conducting a catch-up campaign to vaccinate all children up to age 15 is a cost-effective solution for many low- to middle-income countries severely burdened by typhoid, a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- May 20, 2019
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded the Yale School of Public Health and Griffin Hospital up to $3.75 million over the next five years for its Prevention Research Center.
- May 15, 2019
Federal review of international Zika response finds USAID lacked important partnerships.
- April 25, 2019
As we reflect on the state of malaria today—World Malaria Day 2019—one very exciting milestone has been achieved. The pilot implementation of RTS,S, the world’s first licensed vaccine for any parasitic disease has been launched in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana.
- April 03, 2019
The 9th Annual Global Health Day Medical Grand Rounds, “Strategies for Academic Global Engagement: Lessons from the Field,” was presented by Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD, dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health and professor of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine (YSM).