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DGHI Researchers Map Infant Hearing Loss in Durham County

March 03, 2019

DGHI affiliate Paul Lantos and his team recently published research examining how race, gestation age, maternal sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and geographical home location correlated with hearing loss for more than 19,000 infants in Durham County.

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DGHI Research Roundup: February 2019

March 03, 2019

Thirty-four 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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Multimedia Feature: Malaria Diplomacy

February 25, 2019

Check out our new multimedia feature, “Malaria Diplomacy,” to learn more about DGHI professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt’s malaria research—and the challenges and rewards of forging unlikely partnerships in Myanmar.

Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa and Joseph Nii Otto Dodoo

Meet the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health’s Policy Fellows

February 20, 2019

The Policy Fellows program in the Duke Global Health Institute’s (DGHI) Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH) is hosting its second cohort of fellows this year: Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa from Mongolia and Joseph Nii Ottoe Dodoo from Ghana.

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DGHI Research Roundup: January 2019

February 01, 2019

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. 

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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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Multimedia Feature: Treating Teen HIV Goes Beyond Medicine

January 22, 2019

Assistant professor Dorothy Dow, a pediatric infectious diseases doctor, first went to Moshi, Tanzania, in 2011 to do research on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission. But her focus soon shifted when she discovered a grim reality for adolescents with HIV

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Disease Eradication: Is It Worth the Trouble?

January 21, 2019

“Disease eradication is the mother of all global health efforts,” Gavin Yamey proclaimed as he opened a recent panel discussion exploring the opportunities and challenges of eradication. “But is it worth the risks, the time, the resources and the tradeoffs?”

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