Check out our upcoming Global Reproductive Health Speaker Series, with events on 3/23, 3/27 and 4/21! First up, tomorrow from 12-1:30pm at the John Hope Franklin Center: In a panel moderated by DGHI professor Joy Noel Baumgartner, faculty members Megan Huchko, Melissa Watt, Kathy Sikkema and Gita Suneja will discuss some of their current global reproductive health research. Learn more about this event and others in the series: http://bit.ly/2mtqr5s
Congratulations to Michaela O'Brien, who won first place in the recent Duke Global Health Student Film Festival with "In Crystal Skin." In this short film, a charismatic 11 year old girl in Bogotá, Colombia, struggles to maintain a normal childhood despite the limitations imposed by a rare skin disease. Conflict between mother and daughter arises when she refuses to attend school early one morning. Learn more and watch the trailer: http://incrystalskin.com/...
DGHI professor Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara and colleagues studied the relationship between survival beyond 5 years and geographic distribution of health facilities and quality and cost of services in Kenya. Survival rates varied significantly across geographic areas--which can be partially explained by differences in distribution of health facilities and user fees. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2moCcKk
Bass Connections in Global Health project teams: Submit your poster by April 14 for the Bass Connections Poster Awards. Cash prizes and your work featured at the Bass Connections Showcase! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2lXRYeR
In today's blog post, 1st-year MSc-GH student Chisom Nwaneri reflects on a career talk by Gary West, a retired senior VP at FHI 360 who has interviewed hundreds of applicants for global health positions. Get some great job search tips here: http://bit.ly/2nMNFj9