Category Archives: China

Cohen Talks HIV Prevention, Learning Rules of Emerging Infections during China Visit

Our Director Myron Cohen, MD, began his research career in China more than 30 years ago. Although based in Chapel Hill now, he visits China annually and talks regularly with UNC Project-China Director Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD. In this blog … Read More

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Innovative approaches to improve sexual health in China (The SESH project)

[This post was sent in by Cedric Bien, a medical student at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine who is working in Guangzhou on a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship awarded through UNC.] Over the past thirty years, China has … Read More

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Inaugurating the new UNC-South China STI Research Training Center

[This is another post sent in by Elizabeth Au and Crystal Shen, who are both spending fellowship years in China. Read their first post here.] Last week marked the official launch of the UNC-South China STI Research Training Center in … Read More

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Photo of the Day

Update 5/31: Crystal Shen, who co-wrote this post, informs me that the photo was actually taken in Guangzhou, at the 1st UNC-South China STI Research Training Course. I originally wrote that it was taken at the 6th National STD Conference … Read More

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Strengthening UNC-China partnerships at national STD conference in Shenzhen

[This post was was sent in by Elizabeth Au and Crystal Shen, who are both spending fellowship years in China. Au is a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow at the China CDC – National Center for AIDS/STD Control and … Read More

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A remarkable summer

[This post was written by Dr. Myron Cohen, our institute director.] By any stretch of the imagination this has been a wonderful summer for global health at UNC, and I feel compelled to share with you some highlights. UNC presented … Read More

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Empowering the developing world to battle HIV

Here at IGHID – and I think I can safely say UNC in general – we believe in building truly sustainable global health programs and empowering developing countries to improve the health of their own citizens. It is not enough … Read More

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National health reform in China

The Chinese government recently released its National Health Reform Plan. One of the government’s  key academic advisors was Gordon Liu.  Liu is Chair of Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management’s Department of Health Economics and Management. He is also Adjunct … Read More

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The China century

Each month institute director Myron Cohen, MD writes a “Global Health Update” column for the UNC Global newsletter.   His most recent column focuses on the social and economic forces that have given rise to some of China’s biggest health … Read More

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Casting the first stone

Greetings from China. My name is Matt Avery, and I’m an MPH student at UNC doing my practicum on AIDS prevention practices in Guangxi province. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about putting yourself in someone else’s shoes, which is … Read More

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