Health Effects of the 2016 Election
The 2016 US election ushered in a time of change and uncertainty. What will the Trump administration mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act, for national stress levels and their associated health risks, and for global health? UNC researchers are working to better answer these questions.
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10 Million Books Read with Tar Heel Reader
Tar Heel Reader celebrated 10 million books accessed on January 31, 2017. The platform invites people from around the world to write and publish free, easy-to-read books. Discover how the project is improving literacy for beginning readers, people with disabilities and those learning a new language.
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This Is Your World on Drugs
Hendrée Jones, director of UNC Horizons, works tirelessly every day to help mothers and children struggling with substance use disorders. In the past five years, her work has expanded beyond Chapel Hill to places like Afghanistan, Brazil and India.
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Translating Data into Health Recommendations
For more than a year, MEASURE Evaluation has been working with 14 Zambian health professionals to turn health data into meaningful medical recommendations. Four of the participants share how the training is empowering them to improve education and healthcare delivery in Zambia.
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Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

Clinic Director Answers Patient Questions

Clinic Director Answers Patient Questions

UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic Medical Director Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is no stranger to being asked by her patients, "aren't you afraid you will catch something?" In answering the most frequently asked queries she receives, Dr. Farel illustrates the vast treatment and prevention options offered at the clinic. Read More...>>

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IGHID PROGRESS 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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Research Spotlight

Researchers Find Test for Ebola in Semen

Researchers Find Test for Ebola in Semen

Although the Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa is over, thousands of survivors remain worried they could transmit the virus to others. UNC researchers, along with lab colleagues in Liberia, have discovered the first test to detect Ebola in semen. Learn more about this discovery and its implications for public health. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students

For 10 years, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Project-Malawi have provided food and an education for nearly 1,000 pre- and primary school children in the Dzama community outside of Lilongwe, Malawi. Learn how this support has impacted the community and what UNC hopes to achieve in 2017. Read More...>>

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