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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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Perception is everything: Americans and foreign aid

[This post sent in by Caitlin Riely Pardue who is a senior public policy major at UNC] For most Americans, improving international health is a top priority. When asked about foreign aid by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 6 in 10 … Read More

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More perspectives from Malawi: A small boy tackles a big illness

[More from guest blogger Charles Vorkas, who is on an FICRS fellowship in Malawi this year] August 20, 2009 19:13 UNC Guest House Off the tarmac there is a dirt path about half a kilometer long.  It ends at the … Read More

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Perspectives from Malawi

I’d like to introduce guest blogger Charles Vorkas, a student at Weill Cornell Medical College who is spending a year at UNC Project-Malawi on an FICRS fellowship from the NIH Fogarty International Center.  He is working under the mentorship of … Read More

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Training TB/AIDS researchers and eating barbeque, South Africa style

[This post was sent in by Kirsten Leysieffer, the fellowship and training administrator at the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases] On Saturday, July 18, I had the pleasure of attending the first annual research meeting of  the South … Read More

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What does global health mean to me?

[Author Saumya Ayyagari is a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill who is majoring in International Studies with a concentration in Global Health and Environment. She works part-time for the institute.] As I child I dreamed of “fixing” India, the country of … Read More

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Key decision on TB and AIDS funding looms in the U.S. House

Deirdre Shesgreen of the Center for Global Health Policy has a post on Science Speaks: HIV & TB News as the House of Representatives prepares to decide how to spend its foreign aid budget. David Bryden will be live blogging … Read More

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