Thousands of social entrepreneurs are hard at work around the world trying to solve the most pressing challenges in global health, but they often lack a clear approach to evaluate their enterprise’s impact. DGHI's Evidence Lab has developed a set of five easy-to-use evaluation tools to address this challenge and help make social entrepreneurs more effective.
Duke Global Health Institute faculty members Krishna Udayakumar and Gavin Yamey played key roles as moderators and panelists at the first “Beyond Talking Points” event at the new Duke University office in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 7.
Researchers from DGHI's Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR) are embarking on a new study with colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Lehigh Universitythat will examine the influence of immigration laws on United States Latino and Hispanic immigrants’ use of services for HIV testing, alcohol and drug use disorders (AODDs) and intimate partner violence (IPV).
An op-ed by John Stanifer, Duke University nephrology fellow and Master of Science in Global Health alumnus, reflecting on the value of his Fogarty Fellowship, in light of the U.S. Administration's proposal to eliminate the program.
The Global Health Research Center at Duke Kunshan University, led by global health and medicine professor Shenglan Tang, recently released its 2016 annual report.
A commentary by Michel Landry and Janet Prvu Bettger, DGHI affiliates, about the need to invest in comprehensively addressing the health impact on people affected by Zika, including long-term interventional, social and disability management for children and adults who suffer from disabilities related to the disease.
Thirty-seven DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Barton Haynes, global health professor and director of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), and colleagues from Duke and a number of collaborating institutions recently created an extraordinarily potent antibody that can neutralize 99.5% of the HIV strains tested—a significant advance in the fight against the disease.
Assistant professor of medicine and global health Gerald S. Bloomfield and 2015 Master of Science in Global Health alumna Melissa Burroughs Peña recently penned a commentary, “Five Reasons Why Global Health Matters to Cardiologists,” in the journal Cardiology Clinics, in which they reflect on how our global environment bears on the cardiology profession, particularly for cardiologists in high-income countries.
In a first-of-its-kind study to look at the connection between child survival and the health system context, DGHI and Rice University researchers found that health care costs and the number and proximity of health facilities were major factors contributing to child survival in Kenya.