In the Media

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The United States spends more on health care than any other developed nation, yet a recent study suggests social services could have a greater impact on health outcomes.

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States that spend more money on social services and public health programs relative to medical care have much healthier residents than states that don’t, a study out ...Read More

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When a homeless patient and her disabled son had no way to get to a doctor last winter, William A. Gillespie, MD, sent a car service to pick them up. The driver was instructed to meet the homeless mother and son at Grand Central Station...Read More

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Is there a correlation between how much a state spends on social services and its population health outcomes? Are there ways for states to integrate social and health spending in order to improve population health outcomes?

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Below are recent examples of GHLI infographics.
  • MHA Led Hospitals Perform Better

    MHA Ethioipia

    Public hospitals in Ethiopia led by CEOs that have a Master’s in Hospital and Health Care Administration (MHA) have lower mortality rates and higher patient satisfaction.
  • Infographic of Master’s in Hospital and Health Care Administration Capstone Projects

    MHA Rwanda

    Master’s in Hospital and Health Care Administration students have created significant change in Rwanda. Student led capstone projects have enhanced the quality of maternal and newborn care, reduced infection rates and cut back on the length of stay.
  • Social Service spending & HIV/AIDS health outcomes

    HIV and Social Services

    Despite considerable advances in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, infection rates have remained stagnant for the past decade. Researchers at GHLI examined links between spending on social services and public health and AIDS deaths in the US.
  • What Works in Readmissions Reduction Infographic

    What Works in Readmissions

    Evidence on how to reduce avoidable readmissions is mixed, with no specific clinical practice shown to reduce readmissions consistently. GHLI research shows how changes to hospital organizational practices may also influence avoidable readmissions.
  • The state of health in America

    The State of Health in America

    States that spend more money on social services and public health programs have healthier residents than states that don't, according to a new study led by GHLI faculty director  Elizabeth Bradley.
  • Making a difference in Rwanda

    Making a Difference in Rwanda

    An estimated 1.4 million people suffer from health-care-associated infections due to poor hand hygiene. To decrease these infections, district hospitals in Rwanda began producing their own hand sanitizer and saw great results.
  • Improving Public Health Systems Across Africa

    Project Last Mile

    GHLI expands its work with Project Last Mile, where the team continues project evaluation but will also focus on how the work is executed and outcomes related to improving health systems across Africa.

Past Conferences and Forums

Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network

The Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN) studies the risk factors and prevalence of heart disease, cancer and diabetes in the Eastern Caribbean. Working across the islands of Trinidad & Tobago...Read More

2013 GHLI Conference

The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) hosted its fifth annual Conference at Yale University from June 9 to 14, 2013. Delegations from Brazil, Ghana,  Trinidad and Tobago and Uganda attended the conference and created...Read More

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The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) hosted its annual conference at the Greenberg Conference Center from June 4 to 8, 2012. Delegations from Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, and South Africa...Read More

The 2011 GHLI Conference was held at Yale from June 6 to 10, 2011. Delegations from Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, and South Africa focused on health system issues around mental health, maternal mortality, human resource...Read More

2010 GHLI Conference

From June 21-25, 2010, the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) at Yale University hosted its second annual conference, “Building Leadership for Health.” Delegates from Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, and Rwanda were...Read More

From June 15-19, 2009, the GHLI hosted five country delegations from Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Mexico and Rwanda for its inaugural conference, Strategic Problem Solving in Global Health. Through classroom learning...Read More

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