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Great roundup of a recent Duke SEAD innovation workshop at Makerere University in Kampala by 2nd-year MSc-GH student Caesar Lubangakene, who co-facilitated the workshop. Caesar, who is from Uganda, is conducting fieldwork this summer with LifeNet Uguanda, an organization that partners with community health centers to build their medical and administrative capacity and connect them with pharmaceuticals and equipment.
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"If they can do it, I can do it, too. I can at least try." Recent global health and public policy grad Suhani Jalota shares how she and the company she founded, Myna Mahila Foundation, help empower women in India. Watch to learn about her inspiring story.
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Global health student Manish Nair bid farewell to his fieldwork site in Peru yesterday. He reflects on his experience in his latest blog post.
By Manish Nair Today I bid farewell to Peru. I did not think, when I arrived two months ago, that I would leave with so heavy a heart.
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It may be the lazy days of summer, but our faculty, staff and alums are still churning out publications ... see what's new in the world of DGHI research!
Thirteen DGHI faculty members and affiliates recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
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42 scholars from 9 countries--including 8 Duke MSc-GH students--recently came to campus for the second annual One Health Training Program led by DGHI professor Greg Gray. Learn more about the program and the hands-on One Health experience they gained!
Scientists are beginning to embrace the notion that addressing public health problems sometimes requires looking beyond humans to animals and the environment. Researchers at Duke, in collaboration with experts at North Carolina State University, are helping scholars across the world learn more about this approach.
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Check out the new Duke Coursera course, Innovation and Design for Global Grand Challenges, taught by Alex Dehgan, former Chief Scientist at USAID, co-founder of the US Global Development Lab, and currently the Chanler Innovator in Residence at Duke University. DGHI director Mike Merson is one of many esteemed co-lecturers. And ... it's free!
Take free online classes from 140+ top universities and educational organizations. We partner with schools like Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and others to offer courses in dozens of topics, from computer science to teaching and beyond. Whether you are pursuing a passion or looking to advance your career, Coursera provides open, free education for everyone.
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Duke global health student Lanre Adisa knows to expect the unexpected in global health -- this has been drilled into his head through many courses. But what he wasn't prepared for when he started his fieldwork in Uganda this summer was the emotional response he had to the people and circumstances he's encountered in the last few months. Read his reflections in his recent blog post.
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Check out this great talk by recent MSc-GH grad Sulzhan Bali from the SwitchPoint conference this spring. Pulling from her master's thesis research, she discusses "fearonomics" -- the economic effects of fear around epidemics.
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It may be the lazy days of summer, but our faculty, staff and alums are still churning out publications ... see what's new in the world of DGHI research!
Thirteen DGHI faculty members and affiliates recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
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It's official and we're so proud! Global health major Jamal Edwards '16 and DGHI doctoral scholar Chris Paul '16 began their term as Duke University trustees on July 1. Way to go, guys -- we know you'll rock your new leadership roles!
New Duke University trustees Jamal Edwards, Rhett Mabry and Christopher Paul.Three new members joined the Duke University Board of Trustees on July 1, the school announced Wednesday.The new trustees a
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What's the most important thing you packed for your fieldwork? What new regional food have you tried? We checked in with a few global health students recently to ask these questions and more. Hear what they said and check out their photos! You can also visit us on Instagram (@dukeghi) and search #FieldworkFunFacts! Or share a #FieldworkFunFact with us below!
This summer, nearly 100 Duke global health undergraduate and master’s students are conducting fieldwork around the world. We checked in with a few of them recently to find out about their new experiences, what surprised them most, what they’re thankful they packed and more. Hear what they had to say ...
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Last weekend, the winning team (of freshmen!) of the Duke Zika Innovation Challenge got to go to DC to pitch their idea for a Zika tracking and surveillance project to officials at USAID in Washington DC. And ... they scored an unexpected meeting with Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIAID director and leading infectious diseases expert. Read their story!
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