Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: August 2018

September 04, 2018

Thirty-five DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.

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“Expect the Unexpected” and Other Fieldwork Insights from Students

July 10, 2018

While most of us at DGHI are spending our summer days on campus in Durham, more than 130 global health undergraduate and master’s students are applying their classroom learning to the real world in low-resource settings across the globe. We reached out to a few of these students and asked them to share their thoughts about their fieldwork experience so far.


Duke Students Become Virus Detectives through Global Health Fieldwork

October 30, 2017

Led by Gregory Gray, professor of medicine, environmental health and global health, a Bass Connections research team partnered with Sibu Hospital and Sarawak’s State Health Department in Malaysia to investigate influenza viruses, coronaviruses, adenoviruses and enteroviruses of human or animal origin.


DGHI Research Roundup: August 2015

September 01, 2015

Eighteen DGHI faculty members, staff and affiliates recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. 

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Female Migrant Domestic Workers Experience Poor Health, Work Conditions

July 31, 2013

Many women from developing countries who migrate to richer nations in Asia and other regions for jobs as domestic workers experience abuse, illness, mental health problems and limited access to medical care, an extensive new review of more than two decades of scientific studies confirms.