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Photo of the Day: Protecting Girls in Zambia

On May 27, 2013, an HPV vaccination demonstration project was successfully launched in Zambia, and 200 schoolgirls were vaccinated. Certain forms of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, are known to cause cervical cancer. Pharmaceutical companies who manufacture the HPV vaccine … Read More

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Shining a light on UNC Global Women’s Health

Our new Global Women’s Health Division was featured in a fantastic story on ABC 11 News Last week, WTVD reporter and anchor Steve Daniels stopped by our offices, where we were hosting about 15 faculty and staff members in the … Read More

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Lending a (big) hand in Zambia for women’s health

One of UNC’s newest faculty members, Groesbeck Parham, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Cervical Cancer Prevention Program at CIDRZ, doesn’t mess around when looking for a helping hand.  While working on renovations at Ngungu Health … Read More

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