OGACHI Blog

PhD Graduate Ni Using mHealth to Address Heart Disease in China

May 23, 2019

Zhao Ni

PhD Graduate Zhao Ni was recently featured in a Duke Global Health Institute article entitled "Doctoral Student Zhao Ni Using mHealth to Address Heart Disease in China." Ni is coming up with creative ways to use mHealth to improve the medicati

Last Day in Machame!

February 18, 2019

Sunrise at the Summit

It is my last day here in Machame and I can honestly say I have mixed feelings about returning to the US. I am obviously very excited to see friends/family and be back in Durham, but I will definitely miss this place and people that I have called “home” for the past 5 weeks. This really hit me when I was getting off Mt.

Orthopedic Rounds with Dr. Lymo

January 23, 2019

Student with Dr. Lymo and his assistant

I cannot believe I am already entering my last week in Machame! This time has flown by. I feel like last week was the first time I really felt established here. I feel very comfortable with the providers and hospital staff and have more sense of my role here. Sadly, I am leaving quite soon after feeling this way. I would love to return here one day!

Providing Care to the Maasai Tribe

December 27, 2018

Tanzania Sunrise

I have just come back from an extremely restful weekend in Zanzibar! Photos do not do this place justice and I recommend it be at the top of everyone’s travel list. I am so thankful for my time there with my new Austrian friends.

In the Mountains of Tanzania...

November 26, 2018

Student with Head Nurse Margaret

I have just completed my first week in Machame and already feel very much a part of the hospital. Machame is a smaller town up in the mountains.

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