Q&A with a few infectious disease experts at the Duke Global Health Institute on how we can best prevent and—if it comes to pass—contain this a looming influenza outbreak.
By Melissa Watt, Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health
Like most global health researchers, I want my work to have the broadest possible reach and greatest possible impact. That’s why, when I had the serendipitous opportunity to partner with IntraHealth International to share the lessons I’d learned through my obstetric fistula research in Tanzania, I jumped on it.
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.
Thirty-one DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Our new multimedia feature, “This Petite Pouch Packs a Punch,” tells the story behind the Pratt Pouch, a proven method of preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and one of the most heralded global health innovations to come out of Duke.
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.
A recent study, led by Hussain Lalani, a former Doris Duke International Clinical Research fellow at DGHI, was the first to investigate factors associated with critical care outcomes and mortality at a public hospital in Kenya.
Can a reboot of the 40-year-old declaration bring us any closer to its “health for all” ideals?
Peruvian research project manager Ernesto Ortiz describes his role as associate professor William Pan’s “right hand,” providing support for multiple environmental health-related research projects in Peru. We recently talked with him to learn more about his journey from medicine in Lima to global health in Durham and hear what aspects of his work he thinks have had the greatest impact.
Sixty-one DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.