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In Sudan, health systems are under attack while government and paramilitary forces have been battling for control of the country since April 15. As the crisis enters its third week, healthcare professionals in Sudan fear a total collapse of the healthcare system.
- September 23, 2022Source: Yale School of Management
A conversation with Song Kim ’20, co-founder of KovaDX, which is building technologically advanced tools to increase access to quality healthcare for underserved communities.
- September 19, 2022
InnovateHealth Yale is accepting applications for its Rita Wilson Seed Grant in Support of Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Oct. 9.
- September 07, 2022
Bader Khraibut, MD, MPH '23, an American-born Kuwaiti citizen, didn't plan on starting a company. But that's what he did. In December 2021, shortly after beginning pursuit of a master's degree in public health (health care management) at the Yale School of Public Health, he co-founded New Haven-based Prophema Applied Research, a contract research organization (CRO).
- February 24, 2022Source: Yale Daily News
April Koh ’16 and Adam Checkroud GRD ’18 have created an entrepreneurial unicorn, or private company valued at above $1 billion, that aims to improve the delivery of mental healthcare services.
- February 14, 2022
April Koh, YC ’16, recently became the youngest U.S. CEO of a so-called “unicorn” - a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion.
- September 16, 2021
Spring Health Notches A $190 Million Series C At A $2 Billion Valuation, Making CEO April Koh The Youngest Woman To Run A UnicornSource: Forbes
During her undergraduate years at Yale University, April Koh learned firsthand how frustrating and expensive it can be to find effective help for mental health illnesses. Her best friend and roommate cycled through multiple doctors and medications for an eating disorder, and ultimately needed a leave of absence to secure treatment; Koh, meanwhile, was dealing with her own mental health issues and struggling to find the right course of treatment.
- September 13, 2021
Yale Resident Ruchit Nagar Receives 3rd Prize in The Trinity Challenge
- July 20, 2021Source: TechCrunch
Research says that counterfeit medication is the cause of 1 million deaths per year. One-tenth of this number comes from Africa. Counterfeiting is hard to detect, investigate, quantify or stop. It is a global problem, with annual earnings from substandard drugs standing at over $100 billion.
- May 26, 2021Source: Cision PR Newswire
BOSTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionairy Health (VH), a Health-tech AI company, announced today that it has obtained CE Marking for X1, its artificial intelligence (AI) based chest x-ray triage and prioritization product.