Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

On International Women’s Day: Girls and the Power of Education

  “I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.” – Malala Yousafzai Globally … Read More

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Photo of the Day: The Four AIDS Avengers

There is only one thing to say: your move, ladies.  

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Calling for an inclusive rights-based foreign policy for health

Our chief researcher in China, Dr. Joseph Tucker, has co-authored a commentary in The Lancet calling for a rights-based foreign policy that includes civil, social, and health rights independent of sexual orientation or gender. In the 1980s, the AIDS crisis catalyzed … Read More

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Photo of the Day: At the NIH

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Myron Cohen, MD, director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, delivered the annual R. E. Dyer Lecture at the National Institutes of Health. The lecture is part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series, … Read More

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“I am a collage”: poetry, politics, power in Malawi documentary project

In 2009, photographer Kathryn Stein raised money to do a documentary project in Malawi about child-headed households impacted by HIV/AIDS. While in Malawi, she collaborated with the Pendulum Project/Face-to-Face AIDS, local grassroots organizations, and UNC Project-Malawi. The video below came … Read More

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Hark the sound: cheers for Myron Cohen at Tar Heels basketball game

So, what do you give the Carolina faculty member who has already been given the Hope is a Vaccine award, been featured in the cover story of The Economist, received a standing ovation at the leading scientific conference on HIV/AIDS, and led … Read More

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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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AAA: Arts, Awareness, and AIDS at UNC this week

[This post was sent in by Hema Kondur, a third-year student majoring in nutrition. Hema wishes to acknowledge the input of Marie Garlock, who is community liaison in the Community Outreach Dissemination and Education Office at UNC’s Center for AIDS Research, … Read More

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Ringing the bell for AIDS awareness

What do AIDS, gay icons, fashion royalty, NBC comedy, and capitalism have in common?  They were all present on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange this morning to ring the opening bell. The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) … Read More

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Storytelling through song: AIDS in Malawi

[This post was sent in by Anne McNulty, a senior majoring in international studies who works part time for IGHID] People often say that music is a universal language.  But is it really?  A recent study conducted by Thomas Fritz … Read More

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