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November 9, 2011

The Yale Journal of Public Health is now accepting writers for our Winter 2012 Issue: Mental Health.

Please email our Managing Editor, Anne Bozik, if you are interested in contributing a piece ( You will hear back about availability shortly after.

We hope to have you join us online!

-The Yale PH.

Submission Guidelines

The Yale Journal of Public Health is conducting a call for papers for the Winter 2012 Issue: Mental Health. The PH seeks authors that will provide academic, interesting insights into the area of public health. Interested authors should contact the relevant Editor to discuss a potential contribution.

As a guideline, the YJPH Editorial Board has devised a Leads document, which provides article ideas and related resources as the drawing board from which authors can begin writing. Those wishing to select a topic from the Leads PDF should reply with their top three preferences to the Managing Editor ( Alternative themes are welcome, but they must be approved by the Editorial Board prior to the beginning of the writing cycle. In general, YJPH articles fall under one of two types: Features (3500-4000 words) and Short Reporting Pieces (800-1200 words). Final draft submission lengths are ultimately subject to the Editor’s discretion. All works submitted must follow AMA Citation Guidelines and reflect dedication by the author to producing original, academic writing.

Submissions are accepted in either hard copy or by email to: Email submissions are preferred.

If a work is submitted in hard copy, an electronic ‘soft’ version of the document in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx) must be included on a USB drive. Hard copies are to be sent to the following address:

Rebecca Stern
Yale University
Berkeley College Master’s Office
205 Elm Street, New Haven CT 06520
The Managing Editor will acknowledge receipt of all submissions.

Publication is subject to peer review, and at the discretion of the responsible Editor and the YJPH Editorial Board.

General Issue Submission Dates

Deadlines for the submission of article rough drafts intended for publication with the current issue is November 28th, 2011. The peer review process will continue through December, and final works will be published online in early January 2012. These dates are subject to change, though the issue will be available in January before the next writing cycle begins.




Help Anne (SY ´13) bike from A´dam to Istanbul and support Microtechnology

May 2, 2011
This summer: One bike, 4000km, 8 weeks to get from Amsterdam to Istanbul and one awardwinning charity to support….
Don’t read more, just watch my 3min, home-made, funny video:***** *****

Got your attention? Click here for details on the facebook event or read:.

Hi! I’m Anne van Bruggen a sophomore in Saybrook College from the Netherlands studying Poli Sci & Philosophy. From June 19th to August 20th I am biking 4000km in 8 weeks with 19 others through Riding to Break the Cycle. This project is designed toenable participants to become stronger leaders by challenging their limits, while supporting groundbreaking solutions to global poverty. Like all partipants, I need to raise at least $2000 which will go to the microtechnology institute in Africa (=microfinance + education). It would be great if you help me do this! Only 1 or 4 $ is already SO helpful. Donating is very easy! Just go to: Contact me for any questions! Thank you very much!

Akili Journal Student Board, Due Monday April 11th

March 28, 2011

The Akili Journal, an online student journal and initiative in global health, is looking for editors and staff members for our student board. The project includes a forum for student innovation and collaboration as well as an online journal of academic papers, editorials, multi-media content, and resources. Ultimately, the goal is to create a student online think tank for global health.

If you are interested in joining the Akili Board, please send a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample of up to 500 words to by Monday, April 11th. We are looking for people to fill the following positions:

  • Partnership Liaison Chair: manager of university, organizational, and other external partners and contacts
  • Financial Chair
  • Web Director
  • Social Media Manager
  • Content Editors: manager of soliciting and editing content related to a subtopic, including:
    —  Economic Development and Health Editor
    —  Human Rights and Global Health Theory Editor
    —  Health Metrics and Evaluation Editor
    —  Health Systems Editor
    —  Multimedia Content Editor

Please contact us if you have any questions and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Katherine Warren and Paloma Pineda
Akili Journal


Reporter: Nicholas Kristof in the Congo

February 20, 2011
On Thursday, February 24, The College Council for Care will screen the film “Reporter”–a feature documentary about Nicholas Kristof. It tracks Kristof during a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the film explores his methods as well as the horrifying issues that arise in the DRC conflict. The filmmakers contextualize the story amidst the decline of real journalism and a reporter’s challenge in making Americans care about this humanitarian crisis. The event will take place at 7 pm in LC 101.
Note: Nicholas Kristof will be speaking at Yale on April 5 at 4:30 pm in the Sterling Law Building Auditorium.

Project Muso Yearlong Field Positions in Mali

January 17, 2011
High-impact, 13-month field positions in Mali with Partners In Health partner project
Project Muso, a PIH partner project, is currently accepting applications for four, high-impact, 13-month field positions in Mali. These volunteer field positions play a critical role in the development of Project Muso’s rapidly growing healthcare, microenterprise, education, and community organizing programs. This is an excellent opportunity for highly motivated, talented, dynamic individuals committed to global health and social justice. You can learn more about Project Muso’s work on our website,, and on the PIH website at To apply for one of these positions or request more information, please email . Please also feel free to share this opportunity widely. 

Organizational Profile:
Project Muso Ladamunen (PML) is a rapidly growing non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that operates in Mali, a West African country currently ranked the 5th poorest in the world.  Partnering with the Malian Ministry of Health, Partners In Health, Tostan, and others, PML brings together health care delivery, non-formal education, microfinance, and community action to address the root causes of disease. Through action, training, research, and advocacy, PML works with communities in Mali to stop cycles of poverty and disease, and create cycles of health and wellbeing in their place. More information is available .

Yale Journal of Public Health Accepting Writings

January 17, 2011

The Yale Journal of Public Health is now accepting writers for our Winter Issue: Health and Food!

Please email your top 3 article preferences to You will hear back about availability shortly after.

For all of you that contributed to our Fall issue, Health and Disaster, it will be out next week so keep your eyes open for a great issue!

We hope to see you in print!

-The Yale PH

Nourish International Summer Trip to Peru

November 29, 2010

Apply now for Nourish International’s Summer Service Trip to build a regional medical clinic in the Moche Valley of Peru.

Application: Link to Online Application Form

Due Date: Friday, December 10th at 11:59pm

Please visit our website, or contact for more information about the project or our chapter.