Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, associate research professor and founding director of the Evidence Lab at the Duke Global Health Institute, frequently integrates qualitative interviews into her research. In this article, she shares five interviewing tips that have served her well.
People living with HIV are far more likely to be diagnosed with certain cancers than the general population, and yet patients in this vulnerable group receive treatment at significantly lower rates than HIV-negative people. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network released new guidelines last week to help address this predicament.
Forty-one DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Today marks the launch of the Center for Global Reproductive Health, led by Megan Huchko, associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology and global health and based at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).
Seventy-nine countries are off track to meet ambitious global health targets for maternal and child health, according to an analysis by researchers from the Brookings Institution and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI). If those countries were to recover and accelerate their progress according to the targets, the authors note, 11.8 million lives—1.6 million mothers and 10.2 million children—could be saved.
Several Duke University organizations, led by the DGHI-based Duke Global Health Innovation Center, are partnering with the US Agency for International Development and other global development organizations to evaluate the Saving Lives at Birth program and help organizations scale up maternal and newborn health innovations more quickly and sustainably.
Global health and public policy professor Gavin Yamey responds to reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to let lapse $600 million in funding to combat global outbreaks.
In a Jan. 24 event at the United Nations Secretariat in New York City, Michael Merson, founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute and co-author of The AIDS Pandemic: Searching for a Global Response, presented key findings from his book and participated in a panel on how to apply lessons from the AIDS response to other areas of global health.
Thirty-two DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Leveling the Odds: How Two Duke Professors Are Giving Families in Tanzania a Better Chance of Beating Cancer
DGHI professors Kristin Schroeder and Nelson Chao are on a mission to ensure that all children with cancer have the same chance of a cure. They've been collaborating with partners at the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) since 2014, to improve pediatric cancer outcomes in Tanzania. They've also established a non-profit organization, International Cancer Care and Research Excellence Foundation (iCCARE).