Check out some of the unique, incredible art work by students in DGHI's Kearsley Stewart's fall seminar, Global Narratives of HIV/AIDS. These pieces follow art book techniques based on Tom Phillips' book, A Humument. Locals, visit the exhibit at the Student Wall in Duke's Perkins Library! Learn more about this project: http://bit.ly/2gDUL7i
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DGHI Board Chair Jack Leslie's recent blog post on trends to watch during Africa's rise is a great read. He writes, "Africa is rising. It is calling. It is developing at an extraordinarily rapid pace — rich with resources, abounding with ambition and, most of all, wealthiest in the asset that matters most: people who believe in one another and in the future they share. Being a partner in it is a responsibility. It is an opportunity. But most of all, it is a privilege." Read the whole post...
WATCH: Another fabulous final class project--a video by 1st-year MSc-GH student Tessa Concepcion that calls for reforms in global surgery donations. This compelling video outlines the global surgery burden and makes a case for NGOs to transition from funding short-term surgery missions to investing in strengthening health systems--a far more sustainable and broad-reaching approach. Nice work, Tessa! #DGHIproud
Our very own Dennis Clements, DGHI professor, featured in the Working@Duke "I am Duke" campaign! Scroll through the images to see how Duke inspires him and many other staff and faculty members around campus.
About 350M people are affected by depression, and most of them don't get treatment either due to stigma or lack of knowledge, according to a study of >50K people led by Graham Thornicroft, a professor of psychiatry at King's College London. DGHI professor Brandon Kohrt points to the lack of trained providers and low awareness that depression can be treated.
From the effect of Ebola on Nigeria's private sector to dengue vaccine to mental health of HIV-positive adolescents in Tanzania and more -- 24 DGHI-affiliated authors recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. See what they published: http://bit.ly/2hgvTFN