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The Interdisciplinary Investments: Collaboration in Global Health

BY THERESA OEI. Photography by Janice Car for the CDC, and the NIAID. The global health field is, by nature, interdisciplinary. It encompasses technological innovation, scientific research, medical care, policy making, and economic development. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs), however, typically address only one or two of these issues in an attempt to…

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Educating Leaders Around the World

BY ELISABETH GEORGE AND SHIRIN AHMED, Yale GHLI. Photography by GHLI. Although often overlooked, effective leadership and management are critical to strengthening health systems and achieving large-scale goals. The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI), led by Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD and Michael Skonieczny, MPA, develops leadership through education and research programs that strengthen health…

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Life Off the Map

BY SAWSAN ZAHER, 2013 Yale World Fellow and director of social economic rights unit at Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. Photography by Adalah. In June 2013, the Israeli Supreme court ruled to dismiss a multilateral petition to cancel a health access-limiting provision of the National Insurance Law. This petition was…