Obstacles such as uncooperative subjects, power outages, winter in South Africa, and restrictive protocols have not dampened the enthusiasm of students in DGHI projects this summer.
Join USAID and the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services for the 8th Annual Global Health Mini-University. T
The Duke Translational Research Institute along with the Duke Cell Therapy Steering Committee has recruited world class experts in two important areas to explore the interface between cellular therapy and surrounding ethics issues.
Duke University Health System is donating a truckload of medical supplies to help hospitals and health centers in China in their ongoing efforts to treat people who were injured or developed illnesses as a result of the devastating May 12 earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.
Our biggest fear used to be the A-bomb, but these days nuclear holocaust has been overshadowed by eco-anxieties that run the gamut from global climate change to BPA in water bottles. Host Frank Stasio discusses the new doom and the nature of cultural anxiety.
Project Parivartan is a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded project awarded to Duke University (USA) to conduct research and evaluation of structural interventions for HIV prevention among female sex workers (FSW) in India http://cira.med.yale.edu/parivartan/index.html.
Hayden B. Bosworth, Ph.D., a research professor in Duke Medical Center’s Department of Medicine, has won a two-year $275,000 grant from a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program, which evaluates efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic healthcare disparities in local communities.
In a series of proof-of-concept experiments, Duke University engineers demonstrated that short strands of genetic material could successfully target a matching portion of a gene in a common fungus found in water and make it stop working.
Duke Global Health Institute has funded 21 students for fieldwork opportunities starting during the summer 2008.
Nora Wilson Dennis recounts her experience in observing childbirth in Niger. The tangy smell of labor and delivery was in the 90 degree air and sweat trickled down my back as I stared at the infant’s body.