Tag Archives: Malawi

Friend’s Death Inspires Med Student to Apply for Research Fellowships

Robert Flick is a student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has completed both the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship and the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship. In this blog post, he shares how these fellowships … 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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UNC dental school looking to take global programs to the next level

[This post was sent in by Kevin Ricker,  president of the 2nd year dental students at UNC] Last week I attended an interest meeting in the UNC School of Dentistry about creating the nation’s first student chapter of the International … Read More

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UNC, water, health, success!

Director Mike Cohen’s August “Global Health Update” column is about the institute’s new collaboration with Procter & Gamble and their program Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW is headed by UNC alum Dr. Greg Allgood). UNC is already distributing PUR water … Read More

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Always remember Malawi

[Post sent in from Malawi by UNC senior Cameron Taylor] “Always Remember Malawi” is what I was given yesterday on a sticky note from one of the fieldworkers. Yesterday was one of those sad “goodbye days” where we had to … Read More

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Recruiting for a malaria vaccine trial in Malawi – not quite what I expected

[Author Cameron Taylor (’10) is a Geography major at UNC.  She is spending a second summer in Malawi conducting research.] Upon first hearing about a malaria vaccine trial, you do not automatically think traditional birth attendants, but for an upcoming … Read More

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Getting personal: Global Health Connections

This morning I had breakfast with WUNC’s Rose Hoban and had the opportunity to ask her a bit more about her experiences reporting in Malawi and Zambia. In the interest of full disclosure, I had nothing to do with Global … Read More

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NC Voices: Global Health Connections starts today!

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Treating trauma patients during Malawi's rainy season

[Post sent in by Jonathan Samuel, a UNC surgical resident working in Malawi] It’s the rainy season now.  During the short downpours, you get drenched walking 10 feet from your car to the house, and the roads flood after five … Read More

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WUNC-FM features coverage of our work in Malawi

Starting next week, WUNC radio 91.5 FM will air a special edition of its “North Carolina Voices” series, “Global Connections.”  WUNC health reporter Rose Hoban traveled to UNC Project in Lilongwe, Malawi and reports on our efforts to make a … Read More

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