Q&A with a few infectious disease experts at the Duke Global Health Institute on how we can best prevent and—if it comes to pass—contain this a looming influenza outbreak.
Associate professor Melissa Watt reflects on her partnership with IntraHealth International to share the lessons she learned through her obstetric fistula research in Tanzania.
Learning how to craft a story may be an atypical approach to preparing future health practitioners, but for Duke pediatric oncologist Ray Barfield, one of the "Storytelling in Medicine and Health" course instructors, storytelling is powerful tool that lies at the heart of medical practice.
A global health Bass Connections project brings a big-picture approach to address barriers to health for refugee families living in Durham, North Carolina.
As artificial intelligence is on the rise, a few Duke Global Health Institute researchers have recognized its potential to improve access to healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) can come in many different forms, but Master of Science in Global Health student Mary Brannock and professor Eric Green are focusing on chatbots.
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.
As part of a class called “Issues in Global Displacement,” a group of Duke undergraduates are producing a series of videos to acclimate newly resettled refugees to situations they may find linguistically or culturally challenging, such as filling a prescription or talking to a child’s teacher.
Our new multimedia feature, “This Petite Pouch Packs a Punch,” tells the story behind the Pratt Pouch, a proven method of preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and one of the most heralded global health innovations to come out of Duke.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene recently honored Wendy O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health, with a 2018 Bailey K. Ashford Medal at the ASTMH annual meeting. This award recognizes distinguished work in tropical medicine by early- or mid-career ASTMH members.
A recent study, led by Hussain Lalani, a former Doris Duke International Clinical Research fellow at DGHI, was the first to investigate factors associated with critical care outcomes and mortality at a public hospital in Kenya.