A horrific accident--caused when a scarf gets entangled in a motorized rickshaw's machinery--is becoming all too common for young Bangladeshi women. Anna Tupetz, a physical therapist and DGHI master's student, is studying and raising awareness about this issue.
"Tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable—making the avoidable burden of TB a moral catastrophe." On the heels of a new The Lancet Commission report, DGHI's Gavin Yamey and UCSF's Michael Reid share their thoughts in a Global Health NOW op-ed.
Center for Policy Impact in Global Health
Time to cast your votes, y'all! Jenna Mueller, one of our global health rock stars at the Duke Center for Global Women's Health Technologies, has been selected as a finalist for the Triangle Global Health Consortium's annual Ward Cates Emerging Leader Award! Jenna, a graduate of DGHI's doctoral certificate program, is a biomedical engineer who develops low-cost devices and therapies to improve the management of cervical cancer in low and middle-income countries (among other inspiring,...
DGHI professors and researchers reunite with some of our incredible partners from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, for a workshop to network, strategize and share ideas. More photos to come!
In this engaging TEDx talk, DGHI professor Bill Pan schools us on artisan gold mining in Peru--one of the biggest threats to sustainable development and human health worldwide--and how you don't have to be a scientist to be part of the solution.
Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke
Duke Center for International Development (DCID)