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Conflict, famine, tragedy

I spent yesterday afternoon over in the public health school filming a series of interviews on the humanitarian emergency happening right now in the Horn of Africa, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Kenya. Our interview subjects looked at the crisis … Read More

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Public health humor, courtesy of the U.S. government

This morning I got an email with the subject line “Our government is not without a sense of humor” and this ad attached. I think the decision to use two different flavors of ice cream is a curious one, but … Read More

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IAS 2009 Cape Town

Most of our faculty have now returned from Cape Town, where they were attending the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention. UNC presented over 30 abstracts at the meeting, and you can find a complete … Read More

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Global Health Council blogging from G8 summit

David Olson, the Global Health Council’s Director of Policy Communications, is blogging all this week and sending updates via Twitter from the 2009 G8 Summit in Italy. Olson is participating in the civil society pre-meeting this week in Rome and … Read More

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