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Photo of the Day: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Gallons

Of all the Tar Heel hopefuls, graduating seniors, new faculty members and other visitors who have had their photograph taken drinking from the Old Well, we think this one is pretty special. Why? Catarina de Albuquerque is the United Nations … Read More

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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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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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