Can a reboot of the 40-year-old declaration bring us any closer to its “health for all” ideals?
At the Duke Global Health Institute’s seventh annual Global Health Research Showcase, held on November 5, more than 90 Duke undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students presented 52 posters highlighting their global health research in 16 countries.
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.
This fall, nine Master of Science in Global Health students from Duke Kunshan University are getting an authentic Duke experience.
With the help of a free phone app, low-income obese patients with signs of cardiovascular risk lost a clinically meaningful amount of weight, finds new research from Duke University.
The study results show that pit emptying can generate bioaerosols that could potentially be dangerous to sanitation workers or those in the vicinity of the latrines while they are being emptied.
Four new trainees have joined the Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows, a program administered through the Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health, a part of DGHI.
A recent study in Cape Town, South Africa, led by DGHI associate professor Melissa Watt, explored how HIV-infected pregnant women make disclosure decisions. The women who disclosed their status reported benefits such as increased emotional support, help with care engagement and improved self-acceptance.