Alumnus Spotlight: Work in Haiti Put Max Kligerman ’11 on the Path to Global Health

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

In 2009, Max Kligerman was a junior majoring in international relations when he joined one of the first Duke Engage teams and traveled to Haiti for the first time. That summer in Haiti not only led him to pursue a certificate in global health to go along with his major,Read More

DGHI’s David Walmer Going on Two Decades of Cervical Cancer Research in Haiti

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David Walmer, associate global health professor at the Duke Global Health Institute, has long been struck by the alarmingly high incidence of cervical cancer in Haiti, despite the fact that it is highly preventable. The death rate from cervical cancer in Haiti is 30 times higher than that in theRead More

Duke Global Health Institute Partner Spotlight: FHM Builds Women’s Health Center in Haiti

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March 15, 2016 To call David Walmer modest would be an understatement. The Duke associate professor of global health who works as a reproductive endocrinologist is fond of saying, “I am completely unqualified to be doing anything that we’re doing here (in Haiti).” But what Walmer has built—together with hisRead More

Birthing Center Dedication Ceremony

Posted on February 22, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

On Saturday, February 20th over 100 people attended the dedication ceremony for the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Tom Gato, Haiti. Supporters from Haiti, North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Indiana, Kansas and Tennessee joined in on this joyous occasion. Representatives included, Hope Community Church, Duke Global Health Institute, Building GoodnessRead More

Setting up Shop in Haiti

Posted on February 4, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

Equipment from the Duke Global Health PLUS program has arrived at the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Tom Gato, Haiti. The Global Health PLUS (Placement of Life Changing Usable Surplus) Program, in association with Duke Global Health Institute, affords Family Health Ministries the opportunity to glean thousands of dollarsRead More

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Representatives of the UNC School of Nursing, Rhonda Lanning and Leslie Hackenbracht traveled to Haiti last week with Family Health Ministries. They were in country for the opening of the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center. The Center saw more than 50 patients during their first 3 days of operation. It was wonderfulRead More

The Global Health PLUS (Placement of Life Changing Usable Surplus) Program, in association with Duke Global Health Institute, allowed Family Health Ministries to glean hospital equipment from inventory to use for the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Haiti. The mission of Duke Global Health PLUS is to make this surplus medical equipmentRead More

Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. We have a day for giving thanks. We have a day for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, communityRead More

PIZZA WITH A PURPOSE! Join us Sunday, August 16th anytime during the day to dine out for Haiti at California Pizza Kitchen at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road #154, Durham, NC 27713. 20% of your check will be donated to Family Health Ministries including dine in, take out,Read More