India's healthcare system has an imbalanced workforce that renders the system dysfunctional. It has had a significant affect on access to good surgical care, especially in rural areas.
Environmental economist Marc Jeuland studies why big, one-off interventions often fail—and how to design solutions that are more sustainable.
We recently talked with Suhani Jalota '16 to learn more about her journey with Myna Mahila, the social enterprise she founded as a Duke undergraduate majoring in global health and economics. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.
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.
Researchers at Duke University have installed an experimental "reinvented toilet" at a textile mill in Coimbatore, India, to serve as a real-world testing site. The leaders of the new system hope that the trial will lead to commercialized solutions through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.
Twenty-five DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH), based in the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) is currently hosting two global health policy fellows, Addis Kassahun Mulat and Daniel Victor.
In 2005, Kathryn Whetten, director of the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR), and her colleagues set out to examine predictors of physical and emotional well-being, cognitive development, relationship outcomes and achievement outcomes for a cohort of more than 3,000 orphaned and separated children (OSC) living in five low-income countries (Cambodia, India, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania).
Marc Deshusses, professor of civil and environmental engineering and global health, is helping to bring sanitary bathroom facilities to people at high risk of diarrheal disease because they lack this basic amenity.
This year, five new trainees will join the Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows, administered by the Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health, a part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).