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Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa and Joseph Nii Otto Dodoo

Meet the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health’s Policy Fellows

February 20, 2019

The Policy Fellows program in the Duke Global Health Institute’s (DGHI) Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH) is hosting its second cohort of fellows this year: Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa from Mongolia and Joseph Nii Ottoe Dodoo from Ghana.

David Boyd & Kelly Brownell

3 Questions with Professor David Boyd on Running a Coursera Course

February 20, 2019

We recently talked with David Boyd, the Hymowitz Family Professor of the Practice of Global Health, about his Coursera course, "The Challenges of Global Health," and his experience developing it. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.

Co-Major Infographic

Off the Beaten Path: Students Reflect on Novel Global Health Co-Majors

February 07, 2019

Public policy, biology and psychology are the most popular global health co-majors, but some students make unexpected choices when it comes to their co-major. We recently connected a few of them to learn about their motivations for choosing their co-major and how they’re integrating it with global health. Here's what they told us.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: January 2019

February 01, 2019

Thirty-one DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. 

Wendy Prudhomme-O’Meara and Eric Nalianya Demonstrate Smartphone

New Lab Will Help Improve Clinical Care in Rural Kenya

January 28, 2019

A new teaching and research laboratory opened on January 24 at the Webuye County Hospital in Webuye, Kenya, a teaching center for medical residents, medical officers, clinical officers and nurses from across the country. 

Dorothy, Sahar and Goodluck

Multimedia Feature: Treating Teen HIV Goes Beyond Medicine

January 22, 2019

Assistant professor Dorothy Dow, a pediatric infectious diseases doctor, first went to Moshi, Tanzania, in 2011 to do research on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission. But her focus soon shifted when she discovered a grim reality for adolescents with HIV

Suhani at Health Camp

3 Questions with Social Entrepreneur Suhani Jalota ’16

January 22, 2019

We recently talked with Suhani Jalota '16 to learn more about her journey with Myna Mahila, the social enterprise she founded as a Duke undergraduate majoring in global health and economics. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.

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