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
“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?”
Duke and Ugandan surgeons collaborate to save babies with a rare birth defect that shouldn’t be fatal, but often is.
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.
DGHI research scholar Amy Finnegan likes to think of herself as the “Swiss Army knife” of researchers. We recently caught up with her to learn more about her approach to research and why she thinks big data is a big deal for global health.
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.
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.
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.