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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has launched a new website ( for international travelers who are interested in applying for a Trusted Traveler Program to allow expedited processing into the USA.  Depending upon your travel needs, the Department of Homeland Security has several different Programs.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Duke University School of Nursing and The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London have partnered to foster the promotion of research and greater inform the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The schools will jointly administer a grants program and a pilot project award to cultivate innovative, scalable scientific inquiry.  The pilot project will form the basis of a larger research project and external funding will be sought. Interested faculty members submitted their applications earlier this year.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives invites you to join them for a panel discussion on "Nursing Leadership: Perspectives of Nurse Leaders in Three Countries" on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pearson 1011. Panel guests include: Drs. Marion E.

Monday, September 25, 2017

The secretary general of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Global Network will serve as the keynote presenter at the 10th Annual Dorothy L. Powell Global Health Lecture on Wednesday, October 25.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

MSN student Melissa Peterson is working with Dr. Kristin Schroeder at the Cancer Center at Bugando Medical Center in Mwanza, Tanzania. She is sharing her experience in a blog entitled "Experiences of an Oncology NP in Tanzania." Click here to read her blog.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

DUSON ABSN students were recently featured in the Duke Global Baton photo campaign. The Duke Global Baton is an Instagram photo project circling the globe for 90 days to showcase the Duke community's travels, adventures and daily lives around the world. All photos can be found at

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Having a vision statement of “take DUSON to the world, and bring the world to DUSON” might seem a little daunting, but in the Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (OGACHI), they are very clear about their mission — creating successful, two-way global partnerships.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Today we went on our first “real” adventure! Up to this point everything we have done outside of the compound has been scheduled; however, today we decided to let one of the doctors and his coworkers take us on a walk to see a clear view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. It is something we have all been wanting to do since we arrived and have been waiting for a nice clear day to do so.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Putting any aspect of this trip into words seems like an unrealistic task, but here I am giving it a try. After seven days, I am in love with Tanzania and the beautiful souls that fill this place. There is something so refreshing about being brought back to the simplicity of life where you are forced to unplug from our technology driven society.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (OGACHI) welcomes international visiting research scholar Hanna Choi, PhD, registered staff nurse in the Department of Emergency Room at Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, Korea for a 10-month visit. Choi will be mentored and have a professional development experience under the guidance of Eun-Ok Im.

During her time at DUSON she will: