Milestones

Create partnership with Mulago National Referral Hospital
100%
Establish a twinning program with Mbarara Hospital
100%
Create a permanent supplies program to Uganda and Tanzania
75%
Work with MUST to develop a year-round neuroscience institute
50%
Train 50 neurosurgeons
16%
99
Surgical Camps Over 10 Years
99
Surgical Cases Performed
99
Ongoing Research Projects
99
Current Ugandan Neurosurgical Residents

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News and Blog Posts

Meet Our DGNN Team Members:  Zoey Petitt
Meet Our DGNN Team Members: Zoey Petitt
October 17, 2021
5 Things to Know About Zoey Petitt:   Zoey has been working with DGNN since the spring semester of 2020. She joined as a medical student at Duke University School of Medicine and is ...
Rethinking Medical Mission Trips Due To COVID
October 7, 2021
Dr. Haglund, Director of DGNN, recently talked with NPR about how medical mission teams have had to adjust during the COVID pandemic. Use the link below to access the full article: ...
DGNN Article Review
October 5, 2021
Predicting the Individual Treatment Effect of Neurosurgery for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in the Low-Resource Setting: A Machine Learning Approach in Uganda Written by: Adil SM,...

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