As ubiquitous as mHealth apps have become, it’s still far from easy to design an effective one. We talked to three faculty members with experience in building mobile apps for health about the lessons they’ve learned.
Sixty-three DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications in November and December.
The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH), based in the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) is currently hosting two global health policy fellows, Addis Kassahun Mulat and Daniel Victor.
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the beneficial health effects of exercise in adults over 60, according to a new study led by scientists at Imperial College London and Duke University.
Wendy Prudhomme-O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health at Duke, is one of more than 180 researchers and policymakers who have come forward with new recommendations to advance the effort to rid the world of malaria.
Robert Morhard, a PhD student in biomedical engineering and a DGHI doctoral scholar, wants to create a therapy to treat cervical cancer precursors. With an unexpected discovery in the lab, he's well on his way.
Duke University researchers have been tasked with establishing a new Sanitation Technology Cluster, which will go beyond toilet designs to fill various gaps in sanitation solutions.
In the past few months, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) has welcomed nine new faculty members and two new affiliates.
The Duke Human Vaccine Institute has received a $12.8 million, 30-month grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a system capable of halting viral pandemics within 60 days.
Dorothy Dow--now an assistant professor of pediatrics and global health--had been working since 2011 in a clinic in Tanzania, focused on pediatric infectious diseases and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, when she observed something troubling: HIV mortality rates were increasing among teens even as they declined in most other age groups.