Some clients want videos, but Duke Health wanted results. Scientists wanted to garner support for their ongoing research. Medical educators wanted audiences to have learning experience rather than lessons. Administrators wanted to evince the human impact of their complex departmental missions. Blueline producers and directors attended meetings, read grants, checked facts, offered creative solutions, listened carefully. And we’re proud of the results.
Part mini-doc, part celebration; this toe-tapper introduces the viewer to the efforts of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute. For more than 20 years, Doctor Bart Haynes and the team have been hard at work to create vaccines for some of humanity’s most troubling illnesses; HIV, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neuro-degenerative diseases, cancers, and many more. What makes Duke and their Human Vaccine Institute so unique is the ability to participate in the entire creation lifecycle in-house which ultimately lead to publicly available vaccines as close to at-cost as possible.
Dr. Kristin Schroeder and her team in the Duke Global Health Institute have been working in Mwanza, Tanzania, to improve outcomes for children with cancer. They are finding that success is not always a matter of resources or equipment, but in finding creative ways to overcome the roadblocks that keep families from accessing cancer care.
This documentary-style profile piece follows Jayne “Kirby” Forbes as she pursues her healthcare goal: to become healthy enough to support her grandchildren for many years to come. Following her healthcare journey, one begins to understand the mission and resources at Duke Population Health Management Office. Better yet, the viewer understands why that mission is important.