Big shout-out to WISER, a unique secondary school for girls in Muhuru Bay, Kenya, as they reach another big milestone: their 5th graduating class! Co-founded by DGHI prof Sherryl Broverman, the school provides a holistic education as well as other resources ranging from clothes, books and safe housing to leadership training, career counseling and academic tutoring. Many global health students have been a part of the school's history through dukeengage, and one of our rockstar grads, Zack...
ON THE BLOG: Global health student Tiff Jiang reflects on her co-worker's relationship with a young boy and wonders whether her fieldwork is actually making a difference in Mityana District, Uganda. http://bit.ly/2zPv7K0
Great to hear another fascinating story from the field, where DGHI doctoral scholar Jacqueline Gerson is working with two undergrads are studying the impacts of artisanal gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon!
New Lancet Global Health commentary from the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health: Proper tracking of aid for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health is an essential tool in reaching a few of the SDG targets--but doing so has been challenging. What can we do to improve? http://bit.ly/2JuP3RC
ON THE BLOG: Rising senior global health student Emily Nagler is spending her summer as an intern on the Universal Access Project at the UN Foundation in Washington, DC. She has mixed feelings about her experience--read why: http://bit.ly/2Lmgi2F
Check out this cool global health-themed graphic novel created as part of Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University's Story+ summer program! Three students tell a sweeping story of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, based on materials from the Maria de Bruyn archive in Duke's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. http://bit.ly/2NMR3rS
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