In the first month after his arrival in Moshi, Tanzania to launch the Duke-KCMC Women’s Reproductive Health Program, DGHI Member Jeff Wilkinson found himself participating in the examinations for residents and medical students at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC).
Health and Human Rights: An International Journal is now in an open-access online format.
The Duke Global Health Institute has purchased an institutional membership to the Global Health Council which offers benefits to Duke students affiliated with DGHI. The Global Health Council is the world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world.
The majority of people in Tanzania do not know if they are infected with the HIV virus. Duke and KIWAKKUKI researchers hypothesize that asking people who come in for testing to promote the practice with their friends and families will increase the number of clients who are tested and link persons with HIV to clinical care sooner.
Application guidelines are now online for Postdoc and Undergraduate Programs at the Institut Pasteur in Paris.
Seventeen Duke University recent graduates and graduate students have received Fulbright scholarships from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. A Fulbright grant funds a year of study, research or teaching in a foreign country.
Duke welcomes two new faculty members with Global Health expertise to campus in August: Jen’nan Ghazal Read, Associate Professor of Sociology, and M. Giovanna Merli, Associate Professor of Public Policy.
Nestled at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) works to nurture the future healthcare professionals of Tanzania, often through partnerships with Duke University physicians and programs.
Combination prevention—a combination of behavioural, medical, and structural approaches based on sound evidence—offers the best hope for future successful HIV prevention. And the mistakes of the mid-1990s, when HIV/AIDS slipped down the political and financial agendas of many countries and the pandemic expanded greatly, must not be repeated.