International

Preventing, controlling hypertension could reduce China’s high stroke rate

February 19, 2018

High blood pressure is extremely common in China, which may be responsible for the nation’s high stroke rates, according to a new Yale study.

Translating the Body: Medical Education in Southeast Asia

February 15, 2018

John Harley Warne, the Avalon Professor in the History of Medicine (National University of Singapore Press)

Aksoy Labs combats the tsetse fly to protect Africa from sleeping sickness

February 15, 2018

Yale professor of Serap Aksoy’s work to combat sleeping sickness in Africa has included mapping the genome of the tsetse fly and developing student workshops.

YSPH-led breastfeeding advocacy project to expand globally

February 14, 2018

Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly: A Guide to Global Scale-Up is expanding to include England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Myanmar and Samoa.

What does entrepreneurship look like in an African context?: SOM Insights

February 13, 2018

Hakeem Belo-Osagie, a Nigerian entrepreneur and investor, talks with SOM’s Professor Mushfiq Mobarak about doing business in the developing world.

Yale Divinity student explores new social solutions in Kenyan slum

February 12, 2018

Heaven Berhane discusses traveling to Kibera, Kenya with support from Tsai CITY to do research toward providing a child welfare center for the community.

Whitney Humanities Center talk to focus on the ‘redistributed university’

February 12, 2018

Sarah Nuttall will deliver a talk titled “The Redistributed University: Art, Politics, and Critique Here and Now” at the Whitney Humanities Center on March 26.

Yale-Uganda collaboration improving health education, patient care

February 9, 2018

The Makerere University-Yale University Collaboration is improving education, training, research, patient care, and more in Kampala, Uganda and beyond.

In Uganda, availability of medicines for chronic diseases varies widely

February 8, 2018

Researchers from Yale, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Uganda have released a new study which details medical disparities that are rife across the country.

World Fellows Program marks 16th year

February 7, 2018

Established in 2002, the World Fellows Program has welcomed more than 300 mid-career practitioners from 87 countries, including many in Africa.