Yale School of Public Health Professor Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Ph.D., has been named to the Board of Directors of Newman’s Own Foundation
- July 20, 2021
Yale School of Public Health Partnership with Mexico Leads to New Online Implementation Science Course
A new YSPH partnership with the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico has led to the launch of an online Spanish language summer course in implementation science for health professionals.
- March 10, 2021Source: Yale School of Public Health
His work has taken him throughout Brazil and lead to many collaborations and partnerships that thrive to this day.
- December 04, 2020
An index that evaluates the performance of municipalities for early childhood development was developed through a partnership between researchers from Yale and Brazilian universities. Yale School of Public Health associate researcher Gabriela Buccini explains the partnership project that monitors early childhood development indicators in Brazil.
- June 08, 2020Source: International Journal for Equity in Health
Interventions and policy approaches to promote equity in breastfeeding. Call for papers for a special collection in International Journal for Equity in Health. Edited by Rafael Perez-Escamilla and Mireya Vilar-Compte. Providing accessible, high-quality and equitable support for all women who want to breastfeed is a sound social investment. Abstracts are due June 30, 2020.
- March 05, 2020
As a novel coronavirus spreads throughout the world and new infections mount in the United States, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams urged people to be cautious, concerned and, of course, prepared.
- February 27, 2020
Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla is one of the 15 faculty elected to be members of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE).
- October 27, 2019Source: Samoa Observer
Samoa should develop a national breastfeeding policy and ratify international maternity protections to better support women with newborns, says a public health specialist. The United Nations reports 81 per cent of Samoa’s babies are being breastfed from birth, and seven in 10 are being exclusively breastfed for their first six months, which are results to be commended. But the remaining 19 per cent of babies need to be addressed, and Christina Soti-Ulberg believes both national and international plans could go a long way to improve the situation.
- June 04, 2019Source: Nursing Times
A group of experts has rated breastfeeding support in Scotland as “strong” but highlighted the need for more consistent training for all professionals working with mothers and babies, including nurses.
- June 03, 2019Source: Belfast Telegraph
Breastfeeding support in Scotland has scored highly in an expert report reviewing current services.