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.

Disease Eradication Panel

Disease Eradication: Is It Worth the Trouble?

January 21, 2019

“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?”

Baby Nathaniel with Mom and Two Nurses

“We Have a Solution for It”

January 15, 2019

Duke and Ugandan surgeons collaborate to save babies with a rare birth defect that shouldn’t be fatal, but often is. 

Top 10 Stories

DGHI’s Top 10 Stories of 2018

January 04, 2019

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.

DGHI Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: December 2018

January 04, 2019

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.