The media may make it seem like there's one "anti-vax movement." But DGHI and Duke University experts say the forms of vaccine hesitancy--and the reasons behind them, vary widely--and so should the approaches to addressing this issue. #VaccinesWork #WorldImmunizationWeek
Hunter-gatherers are among the healthiest people on Earth, and DGHI professor Herman Pontzer has dedicated much of his career to learning what's behind their good health. While we may not be ready to go all-in on a Paleo lifestyle, Pontzer has taken away some lessons that we can apply to our own lives: https://bit.ly/2W7FU97
DGHI's Shenglan Tang believes that developing more equitable and efficient health insurance programs in low- and middle-countries could be instrumental in achieving universal coverage of healthcare at an affordable cost. That's why he advocated for a better system in China.
Center for Policy Impact in Global Health
Yesterday WHO released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2Xp7zCn
We couldn't be more proud of our Duke Bass Connections global health teams who presented posters and gave lightning talks at yesterday's Bass Connections Showcase! They're doing incredible, impactful work that has the potential to change lives! Here's just a tiny sampling.