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.
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
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.
More DGHI students than ever are getting a chance to experience what it’s like to work at two of the 200+ organizations in the state working to improve global health.
“Disease eradication is the mother of all global health efforts,” Gavin Yamey proclaimed as he opened a recent panel discussion exploring the opportunities and challenges of eradication. “But is it worth the risks, the time, the resources and the tradeoffs?”
Duke and Ugandan surgeons collaborate to save babies with a rare birth defect that shouldn’t be fatal, but often is.
In 2018, the Duke Global Health Institute published more than 100 stories, research summaries, profiles, Q&As and op-eds. Here’s a look back at some of our favorites.
Thirty DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff, students and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
DGHI research scholar Amy Finnegan likes to think of herself as the “Swiss Army knife” of researchers. We recently caught up with her to learn more about her approach to research and why she thinks big data is a big deal for global health.
Nicole Savage ’15 has used the diverse skills she honed as a global health and public policy double major for three different global health positions she’s held since graduation.