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

Commencement 2015: Myron Cohen Shares Family’s Powerful Plea

Commencement 2015: Myron Cohen Shares Family’s Powerful Plea

On call last Christmas, Dr. Myron Cohen faced a challenging infectious diseases case that he discussed during his commencement speech to the UNC School of Medicine graduating class. Read More...>>

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Faculty Spotlight

Early HIV Treatment Provides Protection for Uninfected Partner

Early HIV Treatment Provides Protection for Uninfected Partner

Myron Cohen, MD, Director of UNC's Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, proved that antiretroviral therapy provides people living with HIV who adhere to their medication protection against transmitting the virus to uninfected partners. Read More...>>

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Clinical Spotlight

Blog: Making a Case for PrEP Personal

Blog: Making a Case for PrEP Personal

NC State student Adam Ward explained why he chose to start taking PrEP in 2014 to the audience of HIV healthcare providers gathered at the Friday Center on May 4 for UNC and Greensboro AHEC's annual May Update. His blog recounts this decision. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

UNC-GSK Company Launches & Sen. Tillis Tours Lab

UNC-GSK Company Launches & Sen. Tillis Tours Lab

UNC and pharmaceutical company GSK announced a unique partnership to form Qura Therapeutics on May 11 and received a vist on May 27 from U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC). Read More...>>

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