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Peru's State of Emergency Is Over: Now What?

December 13, 2016

The publication of DGHI research about the health effects caused by mercury exposure resulting from gold mining along the Madre de Dios River prompted the Peruvian government to declare a state of emergency in the region. In the six months since that declaration, little official action has been taken, though the Minister of Health is committed to working with DGHI research teams to examine possible interventions. 

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Q&A with 2016 Bass Connections Team Member Luiza Perez

December 12, 2016

Luiza Perez was a member of the 2015-2016 Bass Connections team "Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Leishmania." We talked with her to learn more about the project and her hopes for its outcomes.

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Q&A with 2016 Bass Connections Team Member Huijia Yu

December 12, 2016

Huijia Yu was a member of the 2015-2016 Bass Connections team "Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Leishmania." We talked with her to learn more about the project and her hopes for its outcomes.

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Q&A with 2016 Bass Connections Team Member Joshua Grubbs

December 12, 2016

Joshua Grubbs was a member of the 2015-2016 Bass Connections team "Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Leishmania." We talked with him to learn more about the project and her hopes for its outcomes.

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Q&A with 2016 Bass Connections Team Member Justin Lana

December 12, 2016

Justin Lana was a member of the 2015-2016 Bass Connections team "Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Leishmania." We talked with him to learn more about the project and her hopes for its outcomes.

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Q&A with 2016 Bass Connections Team Member Liane Emerson

December 12, 2016

Liane Emerson was a member of the 2015-2016 Bass Connections team "Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Leishmania." We talked with her to learn more about the project and her hopes for its outcomes.

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New DGHI Policy Center to Address the Future of Global Health Financing

December 06, 2016

A new policy lab that launched last week at the Duke Global Health Institute will identify, prototype and model solutions that target financing to improve the health of the world’s poor. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health will address three significant gaps in global health financing.

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Investments in Health Return Great Economic Benefits

December 06, 2016

Aid donors and governments of low- and middle-income countries can boost economic prosperity by investing in cost-effective health interventions, concludes a new report co-authored by researchers at Duke, the University of California, San Francisco, and Imperial College London.

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