Posts Tagged Rwanda

Can PTSD pass from mother to baby? COPH genomics researchers aim to find out

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Twenty-five years ago, nearly one million people died in the Rwandan genocide against ethnic Tutsi. Today, 26 percent of Rwandan adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychological health condition triggered by witnessing or being involved in highly stressful events, such as natural disasters, violence or war. Drs. Monica […]

Jennifer Peregoy earns global health fellowship in Rwanda

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Jennifer Peregoy, MPH, is an ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellow in epidemiology in the African nation of Rwanda. She is assigned to the CDC Rwanda office, which is located at the U.S. Embassy in Kigali. The Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program provides international training opportunities for recent graduates […]