Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute celebrated commencement with 42 new Master of Science in Global Health graduates.
Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) celebrated commencement with 58 global health undergraduates.
Each year, the Duke Global Health Institute honors outstanding students and faculty members with several awards. Read on to learn about the award recipients.
China has achieved impressive progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals, paving the way to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in 2030. However, a recent analysis revealed that the country will face challenges in meeting the health-related SDG targets.
When Ernesto Ortiz began studying the environmental impacts of a proposed highway project in Peru, he did not imagine that the work would lead him to study mercury contamination in a nearby river and become part of a national public health declaration of emergency.
It’s a given that medical providers think about patient safety, but as Duke pediatric surgeon Henry Rice has discovered through his international research, many healthcare facilities fail to establish a safety culture—leading to preventable medical errors, complications and poor patient outcomes.
Thirty DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Researchers at Duke University have installed an experimental "reinvented toilet" at a textile mill in Coimbatore, India, to serve as a real-world testing site. The leaders of the new system hope that the trial will lead to commercialized solutions through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.
After graduating with distinction from Duke in 2017 with majors in global health and cultural anthropology, Undergraduate global health alumna Briana Acosta is now conducting research in Mexico as a Rotary Global Scholar.
Four Duke doctoral students have been selected to join the Global Health Doctoral Scholars program at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), bringing the current cohort total to 13 scholars.