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New Lab Will Help Improve Clinical Care in Rural Kenya

January 28, 2019

A new teaching and research laboratory opened on January 24 at the Webuye County Hospital in Webuye, Kenya, a teaching center for medical residents, medical officers, clinical officers and nurses from across the country. 

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Artificial Intelligence, Meet Global Health

December 02, 2018

As artificial intelligence is on the rise, a few Duke Global Health Institute researchers have recognized its potential to improve access to healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) can come in many different forms, but Master of Science in Global Health student Mary Brannock and professor Eric Green are focusing on chatbots.

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DGHI Professor Wendy O’Meara Wins Tropical Medicine Award

November 16, 2018

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene recently honored Wendy O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health, with a 2018 Bailey K. Ashford Medal at the ASTMH annual meeting. This award recognizes distinguished work in tropical medicine by early- or mid-career ASTMH members.

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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DGHI Welcomes Three New Doris Duke Fellows

July 30, 2018

DGHI has selected three new Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellows—one medical student from Indiana University and two from Duke University—will conduct clinical global health research throughout the upcoming academic year.

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DGHI Research Roundup: April 2018

April 30, 2018

Thirty 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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DGHI Research Roundup: March 2018

April 02, 2018

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.

Risk of Intimate Partner Violence Increases among Refugees

March 16, 2018

Growing evidence suggests that during times of war and displacement, women are at a greater risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) than in non-conflict settings. A recent study conducted across three refugee camps in three different countries revealed several key drivers for IPV: breakdowns of gender norms and roles, men’s substance use, women’s separation from their family, rapid remarriages and forced marriages.

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