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WISER Andy

WISER Takes Duke To Kenya

September 10, 2007

Senior Andy Cunningham not only spoke at the United Nations headquarters over the summer, he also persuaded the entire assembly to dance along with a video of Kenyan school children performing a traditional Luo dance.

Anthony So

On the Short End of Globalization

August 30, 2007

Part 2 in a series on global health. By Anthony So. In the late 1990s, one of my early missions for The Rockefeller Foundation took me to Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa. Its corrugated iron shacks stood in sharp contrast to the waterfront of neighboring Cape Town.

Duke in Uganda blog

Neurosurgery team heading to Uganda starts Blog

August 10, 2007

A 28-member team of health care professionals from Duke University Medical Center is carrying nine tons of surplus medical equipment and donated supplies to the 1500-bed New Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Mulago Hospital staff will be trained to use and maintain the new equipment then surgeons from both countries will join in conducting a number of brain and spinal surgeries.

Muhuru Bay, Kenya

We’re Old Enough

August 01, 2007

Andy Cunningham, a Duke student, blogs from Muhuru Bay in Kenya, where he spent the summer helping to prepare for the opening of a boarding school for girls. He was part of a team funded by DukeEngage.

Duke Surplus

Duke’s Surplus Supports Ugandan Medicine

August 01, 2007

A Duke Neurosurgery team led by Dr. Michael Haglund took more than 6 tons of surplus equipment to New Mulago Hospital, changing the face of neurosurgery in Kampala, Uganda.

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