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

Cultural Health Education: Pharmacy Students Travel to Moldova

Cultural Health Education: Pharmacy Students Travel to Moldova

Olena Northrup and Chandler Gurley recently returned from the Eastern European country of Moldova. From learning about community pharmacy to Moldovan's preference for herbal remedies, the two UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy students say the trip was personally and professionally rewarding. Find out more about the Global Pharmacy Scholars Program. 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

Natalie Bowman Follows Kissing Bug to S. America to Improve Chagas Disease Care

Natalie Bowman Follows Kissing Bug to S. America to Improve Chagas Disease Care

In medical school, Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH, learned about a kissing bug that plays host to a parasite that can cause deadly heart and gastrointestinal conditions. Historically found in Central and South America, immigration is bringing more cases to the US. Bowman continues to conduct innovative research studies to inform clinical care. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

Video: Crowd Simulation Research Aims at Reducing Mass Casualties

Video: Crowd Simulation Research Aims at Reducing Mass Casualties

While he may not study medicine or public health, UNC's Dr. Dinesh Manocha’s work is undoubtedly tackling a serious global health issue, and it has the potential to lead to safer communities—from Chapel Hill to Mecca. Enter Manocha and his team's world of crowd simulation. Read More...>>

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