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Improving the health of Malawi through research, capacity building and care.


Our Work

Clinical Care

UNC Project clinicians support clinical care in gynecology, oncology, pediatrics, family planning and STI primary cares at Kamuzu Central Hospital and other hospitals in Lilongwe.


UNC Project Malawi serves as a center of excellence for impactful research, providing an organizing structure for research in Malawi and developing a network of independent local researchers.

Capacity Building

UNC Project-Malawi serves as a training site for competitive international fellowships such as the Fogarty Global Health Fellowship offering year-long placements to US medical and public health students and postdocs.


  •   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Call for abstracts The Malawi Cancer Consortium, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and UNC Project Malawi, is organizing the 4th Annual Malawi Cancer Symposium, which will take place from Monday 19th September to Tuesday 20th September 2022. The symposium will provide a platform for both local and international cancer … Continued

  • UNC Grand Rounds: Interprofessional Education

    By Tecia Salamu June 8, 22, 2022: UNC Project hosted a grand round on the topic: “Interprofessional Education” (IPE). According to the World Health Organization IPE is when students from two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health. During the discussion, Meg Zomorodi and Mitch … Continued

  • PEER cervical cancer health facilities meet for review

    On Monday 21 June 2021, medical officers, clinical officers, nurses, laboratory technicians, environmental health officers, and health surveillance assistants gathered in Mangochi where they had a review meeting for the PEER cervical cancer research study. Delegates learned about the latest updates and experiences in other participating health facilities and spotted opportunities for improvement. The PEER … Continued

  • 3rd Malawi Cancer Symposium takes place

    The 3rd Malawi Cancer Symposium took place from 26 to 27 May 2021 in Lilongwe and drew together various physical and online participants from across Malawi and beyond. Themed ‘Together against cancer,’ the symposium was organized by the UNC Project Cancer Program and was funded by the National Institute of Health. Kicking off the event … Continued


We are based on the campus of Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi's capital, Lilongwe.