The Program on Global Health and Technology Access is a program of scholarship, policy convening, and teaching on globalization and health equity, particularly viewed through the lens of innovation and access to health technologies. Broadly speaking, we develop and evaluate models for innovation, sharing and access of health technologies for the poor and excluded; gauge the potential of various kinds of technology transfer to build local capacity for poor communities; examine the distributive impact of the delivery of these technologies; and measure fair returns from publicly financed research and development.
On September 18, 2014, the White House announced four different actions aimed to tackle antibiotic resistance: an Executive Orders signed by President Obama, a National Strategy, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance … Continue reading
Dr. Anthony So, director of Duke’s Program on Global Health & Technology Access, and Dr. David Wallinga, director of Healthy Food Action, co-authored an op-ed highlighting the dangers of overuse of antibiotics in both humans and animals. The op-ed was … Continue reading
The Antibiotic Resistance Coalition, comprising civil society organisations and stakeholders from multiple sectors on six continents, has called on World Health Organization (WHO) Member States to pass a critical resolution (Combating antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance) at the 67th World … Continue reading
Student Research Positions Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in global health are invited to apply for research assistant positions with the Program on Global Health and Technology Access. Research assistants are given the opportunity to take part in … Continue reading
Duke Global Health Fellows Engage with Global Health Leaders in Geneva July 23, 2013 Spending the summer interning in Geneva, Switzerland, a hub for global health policy, the ninth cohort of Duke Global Health Fellows capped a week-long policy course by attending … Continue reading
ANTIBACTERIAL RESISTANCE TAKES CENTER STAGE IN GENEVA 22 July 2013 Antibiotic resistance took center stage in Geneva, both at the Trilateral Symposium on Medical Innovation, hosted by the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization and the World Intellectual Property … Continue reading