On May 15, a committee of experts charged by the National Academy of Medicine issued a 300-page report titled, “Global Health and the Future Role of the United States,” designed to maintain U.S. eminence in global health and make a case for continued commitment. DGHI director Michael Merson was among the 14 members of the committee who authored the report.
On May 26, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) co-hosted a symposium at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania, to share ongoing research on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Tanzania.
Lavanya Vasudevan, research scholar at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) and the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, has received the 2017 Ward Cates Emerging Leader Award, sponsored by the Triangle Global Health Consortium.
Two Duke Global Health Institute faculty members, Charles Nunn and Jeffrey Vincent, were among the co-editors of an issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B with the theme of “Conservation, Biodiversity and Infectious Disease: Scientific Evidence and Policy Implications.”
Twenty-nine DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
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.