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Pericles Lewis visits Makerere University
Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, visited Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda (MUK) on March 13 to meet with university leaders, alumni, and medical residents. By their accounts, the Makerere University-Yal...
Lewis touring PTI facilities
Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, visited a health center site in East Shoa, Ethiopia on March 12 in support of the Yale-led Primary Healthcare Transformation Initiative (PTI). PTI was funded with a three-year, $7...
Dr. Amir Aman Hagos
Dr. Amir Aman Hagos, Ethiopia’s newest minister of health, is one of the youngest heath care influencers on the African continent. Since his appointment in April, Hagos has focused tirelessly on establishing a culture of transparency, performance management, and accounta...
Pericles Lewis trip to Africa
  Pericles Lewis, Yale University’s vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, is pictured above with participants of the Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact. The forum — supported by La Fundación Mujeres po...
Dr. Lia Tadesse
Ethiopia’s Minister of Health Dr. Amir Aman Hagos was so impressed with Dr. Lia Tadesse’s commitment to improving the country’s health care delivery system that he named her the newest state minister of health. Tadesse is one of the first graduates of the Yal...
George Ssenyange
Yale is known worldwide as an institution that successfully leverages the power of partnerships and networks to transform the educational experiences and career opportunities of students, while also producing remarkable outcomes in science and global health.  George Ssen...
The celebrated novelist and essayist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who received her master of arts in African studies from Yale in 2008, will be this year’s Class Day speaker, members of the Yale College Class of 2019 have announced. Class Day, scheduled for the afternoon o...
Doreen Adengo ’05
  In her hometown of Kampala, Uganda, Doreen Adengo ’05 M. Arch. co-curated a chapter of ‘African Modernism’–an exhibition that documents how African nations celebrated their postcolonial identity through architecture.   In the late 195...
Dr. Christine Ngaruiya
  In today’s world, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancers, heart and respiratory disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s — to name just a few — have quietly emerged as a pandemic of silent killers to collectively become the leading cause of ...
The Engineers Without Borders-Yale team helps local officials in Naitolia, Tanzania survey the top of existing embankment dam.
  Yale University continuously leverages the power of partnerships and global networks to solve problems around the world. The work of the Yale chapter of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-Yale) is a perfect example of how such an approach can create and foste...

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