Our Impact

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

Explore Our Impact

Read stories about DGHI's research, education and partnership around the world in our 2019-20 Impact Report, "PIVOT: Adapting to New Challenges in Global Health."

About Our Theme

To reflect the extraordinary nature of the past year and the changes created by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Impact Report highlights faculty, staff, students and partners who exemplify the theme of pivoting to take on new challenges, from the novel coronavirus to other pressing global health issues.

Ideas Without Boundaries

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

Samantha Kleindienst Robler conducts a hearing evaluation with a child
Research News

Sound Action

Dorothy, Sahar and Goodluck
Research News

Multimedia Feature: Treating Teen HIV...

Duke One Health team
In the News

Virus Hunters

Simple Solutions that Scale

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

Bill Pan and Ben Zaitchick at Meeting in Peru
Research News

Preventing Malaria in the Amazon Just...

Pratt Pouches
Research News

Multimedia Feature: This Petite Pouch...

In the News

Women’s Health, Designed by Women

Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn

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

Denali Dahl, MS-GH'17, is working with former DGHI classmate, Happy Ghosh, to bring a preeclampsia self-test strip to pregnant women around the globe, in the hopes of reducing maternal and newborn child deaths due to high blood pressure complications.
Research News

An Idea Born in the Classroom Gets...

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

Inside DGHI’s Policy Boot Camp

The Big Data for Reproductive Health Team
Research News

Students Design App to Mine Big Data on...

Partnering for Change

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

Research News

Treating Pediatric Cancer in Tanzania:...

Baby Nathaniel with Mom and Two Nurses
Research News

“We Have a Solution for It”

Nyunt examines mosquito larvae
Research News

Multimedia Feature: Malaria Diplomacy

Guided by Evidence

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

Ghana Heart Health flag
Research News

Ghana: Healthcare for a Country in...

The Many Faces of Vaccine Hesitancy
Research News

The Many Faces of Vaccine Hesitancy

In the News

Downstream Effects

Global Is Local, Local Is Global

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

North Carolina school children take part in DGHI community gardening project
Education News

Closer to Home

Project team member Rayan Kaakati, a medical student, talks with refugees living in Durham.
Education News

Global Health at Home

In the news

Digial Help for Battling Obesity