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Photo of the day: press coverage of IAS

Looking at the wall of IAS conference press coverage, I notice that nearly every news story mentions HPTN 052. -Lisa

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A remarkable day in HIV prevention research – report from Rome

For the past two months, things have been pretty crazy around our institute. On May 12, we announced the results of a couples’ HIV prevention study well before the study was finished, because the results were so compelling. The study, … Read More

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Ambassadors for hope with a blues sensibility: Cornel West at APHA

Dr. Cornel West, American philosopher, author, critic, actor, and civil rights activist, spoke at the opening session of the American Public Health Association’s 138th Annual Meeting in Denver. West is a powerful rhetorician. In a speech bordering on poetry, and … Read More

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Writing the history of international health agencies

Last week UNC global health policy expert Benjamin Mason Meier traveled to the great white north to join a select group of international scholars for a meeting on Politics, Exceptionality and “Reach”:  Writing the  History of International Health Agencies.  The meeting … Read More

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Global Health and Human Rights

Earlier this fall, UNC Assistant Professor of Global Health Policy Ben Meier traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam for the International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All.  Nearly 300 international delegates from government, NGOs, intergovernmental organizations and … Read More

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Expanding the role of universities in global health

[This post sent in by the delegation that attended the event discussed below: Benjamin Mason Meier, JD, LLM, PhD, a new faculty member and UNC’s first professor of global health policy, Myron Cohen, Peggy Bentley, Pia MacDonald, Mamie Sackey-Harris (all … Read More

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Debriefing from CROI 2009

Faculty from the Division of Infectious Diseases will report from this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Friday March 13, 4 p.m.,  Bioinformatics Room 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC. Speakers include Angela Kashuba, Joseph Eron, David … Read More

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