Global Health Leaders Start Here

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of DGHI’s Master of Science in Global Health program, we’re featuring several alumni and current students on Instagram. Today’s feature is Dorothy Mangale (MSc-GH ’15) who is currently coordinating implementation of a prospective cohort study being conducted across nine sites in six countries (Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso and Pakistan). The study aims to dial down on the causes of death, poor nutritional recovery and risk of de-admission among acutely ill, malnourished children in low- and middle-income countries. This fall, Dorothy is beginning a PhD program in implementation science in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. In this photo, Dorothy, second from the left in the bottom row, is pictured with her team after training. To read more about Dorothy and other MSc-GH grads and students, check out the 10th Anniversary feature linked in our bio!

#MScGH10 #DGHI #GlobalHealth
DGHI alum Nicole Savage (a global health major in the class of 2015) works with @psiimpact as a @princetoninafrica fellow, doing data analysis and M&E for global health programs across West and Central Africa. She recently took over @princetoninafrica’s account to share some of her experiences. Check out their page to see more! 
#DGHI #GlobalHealth 
@dukealumni @dukeuniversity @dukestudents

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Bonjour à tous! My name is Nicole Savage and I’m the ‘18-‘19 Regional Evidence Fellow for Population Services International (@psiimpact) here in Dakar, Senegal. Follow along over the next two days to catch a glimpse into my life in Dakar!
It's been great having 9 extra students in Trent Hall this semester from our
Check out these highlights from the 2018 Global Health Research Showcase! This past Monday, 133 DGHI students presented fieldwork research that they conducted in 24 countries on 5 continents. We’re so proud of the hard work students invested in these projects!

#DGHI #GlobalHealth #GHshowcase #fieldwork
We're excited to announce the winners of this year's student #fieldwork #photocontest! As #DGHI professor Sumi Ariely said in her remarks last night, these photos, along with the 56 others submitted,
Come out tonight for the most exciting #DGHI event of the year--when 50+#globalhealth students share their research experiences and findings with the @dukeuniversity community! We're so proud of our students and hope you'll join us in supporting them tonight from 5-7pm (drop-in) in the Great Hall at the Trent Semans Center! Light refreshments, too!
#dukeintheworld #bluedevilsinthefield #dukeresearch #dukestudents #fieldwork #dukeiseverywhere #DGHIproud
They voted and so should you! DGHI professor Megan Huchko gave her global reproductive health students extra credit for voting early on campus or through absentee ballots. The evidence? Voting selfies! Today, one week out from U.S. Election Day, we urge you to share your voice by VOTING! #DGHIvotes #DukeVotes #Vote #DukeStudents
Big congrats to the Duke Global Women's Health Technologies Center's Calla team on being chosen as one of the winners at the 2018 @dukehealth Innovation Jam! The team--including #DGHI professor Nimmi Ramanujam and #globalhealth doctoral scholar & @dukeengineering PhD student Mercy Asiedu--was awarded $40K to advance the development of the Callascope, a low-cost tool that enables provider-based and self-cervix imaging.
#gamechanger #innovation #ideasthatwork #womenshealth
Look what we found in the DGHI kitchen this morning!
#happyhalloween #pumpkin #carving #jackolantern #trenthalllife
Earlier this month, in collaboration with the Guatemala Ministry of Health, pediatric surgeon and #DGHI prof Henry Rice led a patient safety symposium focused on reducing medical errors and improving healthcare quality across the Guatemala National Health System. At the event, 41 hospital directors from across the country worked to identify national patient safety problems and propose strategic improvement initiatives. Rice was joined by Duke pediatric anesthesiology quality director and DGHI affiliate Brad Taicher, Joe Doty from the Duke School of Medicine and MS student Isabelle Sico, who completed her master’s fieldwork on this topic earlier this year. The event was coordinated by the Guatemala Ministry of Health, @dukeuniversity, @fundegua and the University of San Carlos. This symposium builds on Rice’s extensive research in patient safety and was part of a broad collaborative patient safety initiative in Guatemala, where Rice has been working for many years. #DGHI #GlobalHealth #PatientSafety
This week, former Prime Minister of #Kenya Raila Odinga visited @dukeuniversity, and one of his stops was #DGHI professor Kate Whetten’s #globalhealth ethics class. What an honor—an incredible opportunity for our students to talk with him in such an intimate setting! @dukechpir @dukesanford
Yesterday #DGHI gathered by the virtual “fire” for a lively panel discussion about what #AlmaAta40 means for #globalhealth and #humanrights—featuring Osondu Ogbuoji from @dukecpigh, Joy Noel Baumgartner from #DGHI’s Evidence Lab and @benjaminmasonmeier of @uncpublichealth. Highlights include: “we need to talk to each other, not split into different camps and struggle for the same pie of money” and “will the #AstanaDeclaration adequately address national sovereignty—a threat to human rights?” Visit DGHI on YouTube to watch the panel or look for the story on our website in the next week or so! 
#globalhealth #firesidechat #votehumanrights #collaborationiskey
November 13, 2018

We're so proud of our students who shared their research at our 7th annual Global Health Research Showcase last week! Get the scoop--including videos and a multimedia feature--here!

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November 12, 2018

Check out our photos from one of the most exciting DGHI events of the year! On 11/5/18, nearly 100 students exhibited posters and shared findings and reflections from their summer global health fieldwork.

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November 09, 2018

With her 3-month old baby in tow, DGHI professor Catherine Staton made a motion at the Safety 2018 World conference in Thailand to formally recognize alcohol as a leading contributor to injuries, violence and non-communicable diseases. Her motion was passed in a rousing round of applause! #WorkingMoms

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November 08, 2018

It's been great having 9 extra students this semester from our "sister" MS in Global Health program at Duke Kunshan University! Read about why they're here and how they feel about their authentic Blue Devil experience. Duke Global

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November 07, 2018

Great multimedia story about Duke-led efforts to address sanitation challenges in low-resource communities by reinventing the toilet--that is, developing and commercializing technologies that improve access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Shout out to DGHI professors Marc Deshusses and Brian Stoner.

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November 06, 2018

We're excited to announce the winners of this year's student fieldwork photo contest! As DGHI professor Sumi Ariely said in her remarks last night, these photos, along with the 56 others submitted, "are an invitation for all of us to push the boundaries of our thinking, and to push our understanding outside of our comfort zones." Huge thanks to our 22 participants for engaging in this process! To see all the entries, visit our Flickr album: https://flic...

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