Tag Archives: Malawi

“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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Ethics and global health research

Our colleague over at the Global Bioethics blog has an interesting post about a recent research ethics scandal in Malawi.  While the details of the legal case are still pending, the incident serves as a reminder that those of us … Read More

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