The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) facilitates interdisciplinary research, education, policy, and service in global health by working closely with all nine schools at Duke (undergraduate, graduate and professional). See below for useful links to information about global health at Duke University and beyond.
Duke Medical Center Library: Global Health Toolkit
Introduction to Global Health Research
The sources compiled in this guide offer an entry point into the study of Global Health at Duke University.
What is Global Health?
Global Health is a field of study, research, and practice that places a
priority on achieving equity in health for all people. Global Health
involves multiple disciplines within and beyond the health sciences. The field synthesizes population-based prevention with individual-level
clinical care. The field is notable for promoting interdisciplinary collaboration with an emphasis on
transnational health issues and determinants. Please explore this guide to find out more about the resources available at Duke Libraries.
Finding Background Information
What is a topic map?
Topic maps help you begin to think about your topic and create a search strategy. They include the key concepts associated with your topic.
Why use a topic map?
The topic map provides you with the opportunity to think of your topic in new ways and brainstorm related terms and research directions.
What does a topic map include?
The main topic idea in the center of the map with other aspects of your topic surrounding it (your keywords).