Information sessions about summer 2009 opportunities for civic engagement through DukeEngage, including several projects related to Global Health.
Asia’s first palliative care research and training centre to be set up in Singapore has taken off.
Prepare to move your feet for a good cause on February 28, 2009.
Duke’s Department of Ob/Gyn is planning their second annual Blue Jean Ball to raise money to improve the health of women in low-resource settings worldwide.
Scientists have identified the very first antibodies to appear in the wake of HIV infection and have concluded that they are virtually impotent in mounting a meaningful defense against the invading virus.
49 students were involved in the 2008 two-month summer program that put engineering students to work in hospitals in Tanzania, Nicaragua, and Honduras.
This In the summer of 2008, Duke undergraduates engaged in a wide variety of global health fieldwork activities. Below are some examples of their experiences.
Stephen Lewis, founder of AIDS-Free World, has no hesitation in declaring his stance on the importance of gender equality. “I believe with every fiber in my body that the single most important battle we face is for gender equality,” he said to a full house at the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy.
As WISER week nears its end, an influential figure reminded a full crowd at the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy of what is at stake in Africa in the battle against poverty and disease.
When I ran away from home after high school I thought my father would never forgive me. I didn’t see him for four years-until he attended my college graduation.
But that is their culture. You shouldn’t try to change it.” When I hear this comment about my work to improve girls’ education and social capital in Kenya, I want to ask “which culture?” wars?”