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Last weekend, the winning team (of freshmen!) of the Duke Zika Innovation Challenge got to go to DC to pitch their idea for a Zika tracking and surveillance project to officials at USAID in Washington DC. And ... they scored an unexpected meeting with Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director and leading infectious diseases expert. Read their story!


As she began her fieldwork in Argentina, MSc-GH candidate Michelle Roberts wondered why everyone was asking her (literal translation) "How do you walk?" Before long, she figured out what they were really asking ... and it got her thinking about how transportation affects our daily lives. Read her reflections and check out the photos in Michelle's recent blog post!


DGHI and Duke Kunshan University professors recently wrapped up the 8th annual 2-week PKU-Duke Global Health Certificate Program at the Duke Kunshan campus. The program aims to raise awareness of global health issues among Chinese health professionals.


In today's blog post, Noor Tasnim, class of 2018 and global health major, considers how something as simple as “¡Buenos días!” can help foster relationships. Tasmin is part of the SRT Guatemala team working to research health disparities and improve health outcomes with the indigenous Maya community.


Our 15,000th follower recently joined us on Twitter. Already a part of our Twitter community? Great—we truly appreciate your support! Haven’t checked us out on Twitter yet? We’d love for you to engage with us! We’ll help keep you up to date with all the latest global health news from DGHI and beyond, as well as share your interesting global health news!


Priyanka Venkannagari, class of 2017 and global health minor, reflects on gender differences in entrepreneurship in Brazil in her latest blog post. Venkannagari is currently in Brazil conducting research on this theme and interviewing successful female entrepreneurs.


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