In this engaging 10-minute video, DGHI professor Gary Bennett poses the question, "How can we leverage digital health technologies to improve the health of people who live in 'medically vulnerable circumstances'?"
What are the SDG's & how are they different from the MDGs? For one, they go beyond social and health goals to include economy, justice and environment. Learn more in this engaging video by This Week in Global Health, featuring narration by MSc-GH student Sulzhan Bali, a core member of the TWiGH team.
In low- and middle-income countries, managing diabetes is challenging on many fronts. But Paul Park, a 2013 MSc-GH graduate and the director of non-communicable disease at Partners in Health Rwanda, has made some headway on this problem. Read on to learn about the novel intervention he recently implemented in Eldoret, Kenya.
This week, our 14,000th follower joined us on Twitter. Already a part of our Twitter community? Great—we truly appreciate your support! Haven’t checked us out on Twitter yet? We’d love for you to engage with us! We’ll help keep you up to date with all the latest global health news from DGHI and beyond, as well as share your interesting global health news!
Melinda Gates on her inspiration to support the Duke Global Health Institute: "If smart young people start focusing on health inequities, I am confident the gaps between rich and poor around the world will get narrower very quickly." Read more in this enlightening profile by Duke Forward!
#DGHI's Muhammad Pate was one of 19 experts convened by the Harvard Global Health Institute and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to evaluate the global response to Ebola in 2014-15. Their report, which offers 10 major reform proposals, was published today in The Lancet. #EbolaReport