Tag Archives: water

Water. Food. Climate. Energy. What’s the Solution?

How do you solve the world’s greatest water, food, climate, and energy challenges? The integrative, or nexus, approach recognizes that these issues are interconnected and require collaboration from multiple sectors to address, and ultimately solve, them. Created by journalism students … Read More

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Photo of the Day: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Gallons

Of all the Tar Heel hopefuls, graduating seniors, new faculty members and other visitors who have had their photograph taken drinking from the Old Well, we think this one is pretty special. Why? Catarina de Albuquerque is the United Nations … Read More

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Photo of the Day: UNC on Top of the World

Well OK, it’s not Mount Everest, but 19,341 feet is nothing to sneeze about.  Last week, a team of cultural influencers and clean water advocates successfully reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the global clean water … Read More

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IGHID partner in water initiatives launches “Water Drop”

Did you know that the institute has a close and growing partnership with P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water initiative? The organization is led by UNC alum Greg Allgood.  To date, CSDW has delivered over 4 billion (yes, that’s a “b”) … Read More

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In Austin, striking a balance between work and play

[This is the fourth in a series of  posts by Steven Norton ('12), who is a part of a student team making a documentary film about clean water in Tanzania.] The beginnings of the 9-5 mentality are starting to appear … Read More

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Clean water and combating HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

[This is the second in a series of  posts by Steven Norton, who is a part of a team of students being sponsored by IGHID to make a documentary film about clean water in Tanzania.] It’s been busy here in … 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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More than cogs in a machine

[Leah Gordon] During the month of July, I had the pleasure of acting as project coordinator for UNC’s Collaborative Sahsa Health Initiative (CSHI) in rural Nicaragua. A combination of grants allowed UNC students from the medical school, nursing school and … Read More

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Building relationships in Latin America

IGHID Latin America Projects Manager Pia McDonald, PhD, has a busy week ahead of her hosting a delegation from University of Nicaragua, Léon (UNAN), as well as a senior researcher from Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. The delegation from Nicaragua … Read More

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