Tackling HIV and gender violence
In rural South Africa, communities are coming together to reduce harmful gender norms to prevent intimate partner violence and lower HIV risk
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Safer Supplements
Millions of children live with anemia, and treating it can be dangerous. Carla Cerami’s lab wants to make it safe to take iron throughout the developing world.
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Hope for women in Malawi
Dr. Jeff Wilkinson likens victims of obstetric fistula to modern-day versions of Job: they have lost their homes, their families, and their health.
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Highlights

Student Spotlight

IGHID and Office of Research Communications Directors Join School of Media and Journalism’s New Class

IGHID and Office of Research Communications Directors Join School of Media and Journalism’s New Class

UNC's School of Media and Journalism kicks off the academic year with a new name and a revamped class called Media Hub. Designed to give 20 students real life experience in the field, on-campus partners with PR expertise will join the print and broadcast journalism mentors. Read More...>>

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Faculty Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

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Clinical Spotlight

Meet Pearlie Chong: Clinician-Educator, Student and Aspiring Researcher

Meet Pearlie Chong: Clinician-Educator, Student and Aspiring Researcher

Pearlie Chong, MD, speaks four languages, specializes in immunocompromised host clinical care, begins a Teaching Scholars program this fall and resumes classes for her master's of science in clinical research degree - all before turning 33 later this year. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

Public Health Centers Can Link Patients to HCV Testing and Care

Public Health Centers Can Link Patients to HCV Testing and Care

Arlene Seña’s study proved her hypothesis that Hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing and linkage to care can be facilitated at the local public health level by leveraging existing programs and engaging a team of public health providers. Now the fight turns to getting people living with HCV access to its cure. Read More...>>

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