International

Stories

Economist Nicholas Ryan on how India can achieve universal electrification

July 1, 2020

A study by Yale’s Ryan and coauthors finds that it may be counterproductive to view electricity as a right, rather than as a good that must be paid for.

New Center in Implementation Science Launched with University of Malaya

June 29, 2020

Yale University and the University of Malaya establish the Malaysian Implementation Science Training center to catalyze research and training.

Yale and Shanghai Jiao Tong University hold forum on public health research

June 12, 2020

A Bilateral Forum on International Public Health Policy Research Directions was held on May 23. Participants from Yale included Pericles Lewis and Sten Vermund.

Can mobile cash transfers help the very poor survive COVID-19?

May 27, 2020

In the developing world, those most at risk from the economic effects of COVID-19 are beyond the reach of aid programs. Yale SOM’s Kevin Donovan wants to help.

Yale survey of refugees in Bangladesh aims to help prevent COVID-19 spread

May 26, 2020

Bangladesh’s 900,000 Rohingya refugees are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19. A new survey by Yale’s Y-RISE initiative and others aims to protect the community.

In China, quarantine improves air quality and prevents thousands of deaths

May 14, 2020

More premature deaths were avoided by cleaner air — an estimated 12,125 — than lives lost from the pandemic — 4,633 as of May 4, a YSPH study finds.

Yale Institute for Global Health names Leadership in Global Health Fellows

May 13, 2020

The inaugural cohort of six fellows receives the honor for their passion for and understanding of the importance of health for a just and equitable society.

Yale Young Global Scholars alumni worldwide help the fight against COVID-19

May 8, 2020

Through fundraisers, startups, and nonprofits, YYGS alumni across continents are committed to helping their communities through an uncertain time.

Yale SOM faculty offer a global view on recovering from the pandemic

May 8, 2020

In an online talk, Amy Wrzesniewski, Lorenzo Caliendo, and James Levinsohn discussed diverging responses to COVID-19 and the need for global cooperation.

Economist Pinelopi Goldberg switches gears to study the pandemic

May 5, 2020

Goldberg discusses the contrasts between rich and poor nations, the risks of lockdowns, and scholarship in a time of crisis.