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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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