Our Impact

Explore the many ways DGHI is improving health outcomes and access in communities around the world.

Explore Our Impact

Each year our annual report highlights DGHI's research, education and partnership around the world. View our 2020-21 Report, Crossing Boundaries now.

Crossing Boundaries - Annual Report

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Past Reports

Ideas Without Boundaries

INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH: We bring together the best minds to work on the world’s toughest health challenges.

Duke global cardiologists
Research News

A Pandemic in Slow Motion’: Duke Cardiologists Call for a New Approach to Prevent a Looming Global Crisis in Heart Health

Flying fox bat
DGHI In the Media

Searching for the Next Viral Threat

Cookstove in Senegal
Research News

Flexible Approaches May Encourage More People to Use Clean Cookstoves

Simple Solutions that Scale

INNOVATION: We spark innovations that create better health outcomes worldwide.

Flexible nasopharyngoscope
Research News

The Simple Medical Device That Could Help Doctors Detect Throat Cancer

Huchko & Ramanujam
Around DGHI

Engineering a Revolution in Women's Health

Baby Nathaniel with Mom and Two Nurses
Research News

“We Have a Solution for It”

Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: We prepare students to make a world of difference.

Hana Zwick
Education News

For These Master’s Students, Practice is Perfect

From left to right, students Arthi Vaidyanathan and Muhammed Bah discuss their project during the Fall 2021 Global Health Undergraduate Capstone Poster Presentations event in Trent Hall.
Education News

In Capstone Course, Students Dig into Real-World Projects

Students participate in a week-long global health course in Geneva
Education News

Inside DGHI’s Policy Boot Camp

Partnering for Change

COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We work side-by-side with communities to address the challenges they identify.

River in the Amazon forest
Research News

Snakebites and Terabytes: How a Duke Data Scientist is Helping Brazil Get Antivenom Where It’s Needed

Herbal healing in Uganda
Research News

Understanding the Influence of Spiritual Beliefs on Epilepsy Care

Education News

Treating Pediatric Cancer in Tanzania: Kristin Schroeder Breaks Through Barriers to Help Families

Guided by Evidence

POLICY ANALYSIS AND ADVOCACY: We advance healthcare solutions that create real results.

Drones delver Covid vaccines
Research News

Getting Vaccines From Airports to Arms

LGBTQ Pride flag
Around DGHI

Charting an Agenda for Transgender Health

Ernesto Ortiz with Girl - Health Check
Research News

How DGHI Researchers Built Community Trust to Change Policy in the Peruvian Amazon

Global Is Local, Local Is Global

GLOBAL HEALTH AT HOME: We bring global perspective to health disparities in our own community.

Eve Puffer in Kenya
Research News

A Family Support Model Developed in Kenya Comes to North Carolina

Help Desk - yellow logo
Education News

Student-Run "Help Desk" Has Blossomed Into A Large Local Resource

Bass Connections park project
Student Stories

Students Examine Park Access and Health Burdens in Durham