#TBT (July 2009): "Women & Prevention Are Priorities for Fieldwork Projects in Leogane, Haiti." Our work in Haiti continues to this day, as does the undergraduate student research training program featured in this article! http://bit.ly/1g3fhwd
In a study published in the journal Medicine, DGHI faculty Bob Malkin and colleagues conclude that the Pratt Pouch, developed by Malkin and his team at Duke Engineering, is a highly accurate and easy-to-use device for delivering liquid oral ARVs to infants and is appropriate for prepackaging ARVs for home use. The data was from the first clinical trials of the Pratt Pouch in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Duke pediatric surgeon and affiliate DGHI faculty Henry Rice successfully separates twins conjoined at the abdomen. The 8-month old boys, discharged after less than 10 days after the surgery, are expected to lead normal, healthy lives. Read the story and watch a video of the surgery at the link below!
"It may be witchcraft to some and a puzzle to others, all of who are astounded by the mosquito cages and basins full of dirty water floating with larvae. Yet despite these confused reactions, my summer fieldwork project is addressing an important global health problem." Read our latest student blog post from MSc-GH student Rebeccah Wafula.
Undergrad global health researcher Ethan Levine reflects on "voluntourism" vs. what he and his team are doing with nurse anesthetist students in Ghana. "What we’re doing here isn’t only significant, but it’s also incredibly cool."