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Local Solutions for Global Challenges

April 3, 2024
Just in time for the Public Health Week focus on Protecting, Connecting and Thriving, Liz Carr and Emily Zambiazzi discuss how local, community-based knowledge can enhance public health interventions.
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Gun Violence Interventions: A Symposium on Hospital-Based Programs

March 27, 2024
The GPH Global Center for Implementation Science convened experts to discuss strategies for implementing and scaling hospital-based violence intervention programs to reduce the devastating impact of t...
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A Powerhouse Course in Women’s Health

March 20, 2024

There's no better time than Women's History Month to add a chapter by four GPH graduate students who are dedicated to improving women's health on a global level. They began the new year at beautiful

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Urban Health Equity: J Term in London

March 6, 2024

With over half the world’s population now residing in urban areas, NYU London served as an ideal classroom recently for GPH students taking Jo Ivey Boufford’s J Term course on urban health and health

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ENAR 2024 Data Fest: Biostatistics Professional Development Series

March 5, 2024

Three groups of master's and doctoral students in the Department of Biostatistics submitted research projects for the Eastern North American Region(ENAR) International Biometric Society's inaugural

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Revolutionizing Young Women in Rwanda: Educate the Community for Health and Wellbeing

February 21, 2024
Alumna Julyssa James continuous to hone her passion for improving health literacy within her community by serving on the board of the non-profit organization Komera.
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New Strategies in Nairobi: Behavioral Communication Strategies for Global Epidemics

February 7, 2024

It’s one thing to learn global public health at a top school like NYU GPH by sharing a classroom with its world-class faculty. It’s yet another to experience it among those whom we intend to serve

A diverse group of facilitators from GPH, UNICEF, SBS and the Kenya Red Cross Society then led the participants on the SBS campus through systems analysis, management, behavioral science, community

Starting with the systems map as a foundation, the teams developed behavioral strategies to influence health outcomes. The level of collaboration, focus and intensity within the teams was remarkable

On the final day, the teams presented their strategies to a panel of judges that included:

  • Akiko Sakaedani Petrovic, Chief of SBC , UNICEF Kenya;
  • Dr. James Kisia, Kenya Country Director, Catholic

In addition to the winning proposal, the judges evaluated six other strategies that address cholera in Kayole; polio vaccination in Tanzania and in Taliban-led Afghanistan; reduction of zero-dose

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A Wholesome Experience in Kodaikanal

January 22, 2024

Pictured: GPH interns after their final presentation.

 

An Experience Blog by MPH Student Aakanksha Kuwar


Over the summer the Kodaikanal International School in Tamil Nadu, India hosted eight GPH

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Education is Key: Internship Fuels Lessons in Prevention

December 12, 2023
A summer internship conducting research on disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates showed MPH student Deepthi Velamuri that a combination of education and public health advocacy was critical ...
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Transformative Insights at the 19th Annual ICUH conference

December 1, 2023
At the 19th Annual International Conference on Urban Health, William N. Rom Climate Change and Health Fellows delved into the intersection of urban health, equity, and climate change.
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