Monthly Archives: June 2009

Recruiting for a malaria vaccine trial in Malawi – not quite what I expected

[Author Cameron Taylor ('10) is a Geography major at UNC.  She is spending a second summer in Malawi conducting research.] Upon first hearing about a malaria vaccine trial, you do not automatically think traditional birth attendants, but for an upcoming … Read More

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President and First Lady mark National HIV Testing Day by. . .getting tested!

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Making the leap into global health

[Author Leah Gordon is a recent college graduate from the U.S. who works in Léon, Nicaragua with institute partner El Centro de Investigación en Demografía y Salud (CIDS). We look forward to having her as an occasional contributor to this … Read More

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Key decision on TB and AIDS funding looms in the U.S. House

Deirdre Shesgreen of the Center for Global Health Policy has a post on Science Speaks: HIV & TB News as the House of Representatives prepares to decide how to spend its foreign aid budget. David Bryden will be live blogging … Read More

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Americans are still supporting global health funding, even during the recession

Last month the Kaiser Family Foundation released the results of a survey of Americans’ support for U.S. global health and development assistance.  While most Americans  think the country needs to focus its efforts on problems at home, most still support … Read More

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