Category Archives: Service

Blog: ID Clinic Director Answers Most Common Patient Questions

Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic. In answering the most common questions she is asked as a clinician, Dr. Farel illustrates … Read More

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UNC assists longtime partner in Malawi with a critical drug donation

With a generous donation, UNC Project-Malawi has helped to ease drug shortage problems at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe. UNC-Project Malawi is headquartered on the campus of KCH, and the two institutions have a long, more than 20-year relationship. Ultimately, … Read More

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Meet Melia

Melia (on the right in the green striped shirt) works as a cleaner at the fistula care unit at Bwaila Maternity Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi.  She is a very hard worker and a true inspiration for the other patients and … Read More

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In Rajasthan, the more the merrier

A bit of research and web browsing before leaving for the summer gave me an idea of the work I would be doing.  I read up on the organization and the area in general and, all things considered, felt like … Read More

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Haiti Diary: Triage troubles

[This post is the sixth and final post in a series sent in by Tracy Lynn Parrish, MD, who is finishing her residency in emergency medicine at UNC.] December 18, 2010 Well, I missed a day, I have a lot … Read More

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Haiti Diary: Conflict, resolution, worm

[This is the fifth in a series of posts sent in by Tracy Lynn Parrish, MD, who is finishing her residency in emergency medicine at UNC.] December 16, 2010 Well, that baby got transferred to a children’s hospital. One of … Read More

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Haiti Diary: Tougher times

[This post is the fourth post in a series sent in by Tracy Lynn Parrish, MD, who is finishing her residency in emergency medicine at UNC.] December 15, 2010 I’m tired but I slept well today. Last night, we had … Read More

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Haiti Diary: Back to the basics

[This post is the third post in a series sent in by Tracy Lynn Parrish, MD, who is finishing her residency in emergency medicine at UNC.] December 14, 2010 My first shift: PICU-at least that’s what it’d be in the … Read More

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Haiti Diary: Rain, reflection, coffee!

[This post is the second post in a series sent in by Tracy Lynn Parrish, MD, who is finishing her residency in emergency medicine at UNC.] December 13, 2010 Day two on the compound. Last night, it rained. It was … Read More

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The “Miracle Tree”

[Shelley Marcus is a master’s student at the UNC Gillings School of Public Health. She is interning over the summer in Rajasthan, India at the NGO GRAVIS with fellow master’s student, Robert Wallace] The first field visit that we went … Read More

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