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).
Duke University is launching a project focused on developing new and collaborative ways to meet the energy needs of some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities. Public policy and global health professor Subhrendu Pattanayak will serve as the project’s faculty director.
With a new three-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, DGHI assistant professor Joy Noel Baumgartner and her colleagues will create and pilot a family psychoeducation for adults with psychotic disorders and their relatives in Tanzania.
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, associate research professor and founding director of the Evidence Lab at the Duke Global Health Institute, shares tips from her recent talk about designing effective surveys.
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.