UPDATE: Thanks to generous donors who contributed to the matching grant, the Duke Global Health Institute - DGHI has raised more than half the match in just over a year!
Read more: http://bit.ly/2eHzgBL
For more information: http://jhfc.duke.edu/health-and-healing-in-africa/
Concilium on Southern Africa at Duke University
Duke Africa Initiative
Duke Global Health Institute - DGHI
Department of African & African-American Studies @ Duke University (AAAS)
We're deeply grateful for the incredible support we've received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation--and thanks to the generous donors who have contributed to our matching grant, we've raised more than half the match in just over a year! Read more: http://bit.ly/2eHzgBL
In his first DGHI blog post, 1st-year MSc-GH student Shashika Bandara reflects on the similarities between Sri Lanka's 2015 presidential election and the current U.S. election--and what the U.S. election might mean for global health and international development. Read his post: http://bit.ly/2eDDavw
Global health students: Check out this great resource from (SSRI) Social Science Research Institute, Duke University: "ModU" series of short, engaging & highly practical videos about research methods & social science topics. Have you seen them? Tell us what you think! http://bit.ly/2etjoTe
A recent study led by DGHI & Duke-NUS Medical School professor Eric Finkelstein showed that regardless of prior physical activity levels of participants, activity trackers alone or when combined with rewards designated for charity did not increase activity levels. “Activity trackers alone are not going to stem the rise in chronic diseases,” Finkelstein noted, but “they could still be part of a comprehensive solution."