We're thrilled to announce that Lavanya Vasudevan, research scholar at DGHI and the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, is a finalist for the Ward Cates Emerging Leader Award, sponsored by the Triangle Global Health Consortium. Lavanya is a global leader and expert in digital health and is currently consulting on digital health taxonomy and evidence for the WHO. We may be a little biased, but we think she's a supremely deserving candidate! ;-) Please take a moment to cast your...
Duke researchers, including Bart Haynes of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, were among a team to develop an extraordinarily powerful HIV antibody. One of the findings was especially relevant in the global health context: they found that the antibody was able to neutralize 100 of 100 clade C viruses tested--and the predominant clade of viruses in Africa are clade C.” http://bit.ly/2ocW2FH
In the BBC Future story, "12 Questions We Need to Prioritize in 2017," DGHI & Sanford School of Public Policy professor Gavin Yamey shares his thoughts on how to fight global disease in an interconnected world. Read his response and those of many other thought leaders on these 12 complex, provocative questions.
Congratulations to Júlia Sroda Agudogo, Duke Engineering major, for winning the Rice 360 Institute for Global Health's Global Health Design Competition with her speculum-free cervical imaging project! Way to blend engineering and global health for innovative change ... can't wait to see how this project evolves!
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Our friend and colleague, Claire Neal, executive director of the Triangle Global Health Consortium, penned an op-ed that makes a great case for maintaining or increasing U.S. global health funding. She argues that federal global health funding cuts would not only affect our safety and the health of people in low-resource settings around the world, but would also have a significant negative impact on the NC global health community. Definitely worth a read!