The Progressive Health Fellowship is attempting to raise funds to support their summer trip to Uganda.
Michael Merson, M.D., international aids researcher, who has evaluated the relief program:
A new report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies calls for the Obama administration to significantly intensify its commitment to global health in the next four years by increasing funding for and placing greater importance on health when setting overall U.S. foreign policy.
A working group co-chaired by DGHI Director Michael Merson and PATH President Chris Elias has issued a series of working papers on issues related to discovery science for HIV/AIDS and development of new products to prevent, diagnose, or treat HIV/AIDS. Read more about the aids2031 initiative and the Science and Technology Working Group.
The Duke University Board of Trustees on Friday approved a new master’s degree program whose goal is to educate future leaders in fields that address global health challenges.
Kathryn Whetten, an associate professor in the Sanford Institute of Public Policy and director of Duke University’s Center for Health Policy, has spent more than a decade studying in detail the lives of HIV-positive people in the United States and Africa.
The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) welcomes its newest member, Christina S. Meade, PhD. Meade joined Duke on December 1, 2008 as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
“If we really want to advance the effectiveness of HIV prevention, we have to disabuse ourselves of the notion that the epidemic can be conquered by a single best intervention. Rather, we must focus on scaling up combination efforts and on building the evidence base for which mixes produce maximum effect in which settings.”