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

OUR MISSION: To identify innovative, culturally acceptable, and affordable methods to improve the health of the people of Malawi, through research, capacity building, and care.


  • IN MEMORIAM: UNC Project-Malawi colleagues pay tribute to Dr. Peter Kazembe

    Our dear friend, Dr. Peter Kazembe, a Malawian colleague, pediatrician and adjunct professor of medicine with the University of North Carolina’s Institute for Global Health and Infection Diseases, died on August 11, 2020 at the age of 65 while receiving treatment for cancer in South Africa. He is survived by wife; Hilda, and three grown … Continued

  • UNC Project hands over DRI aid to Kamuzu Central Hospital and Bwaila Hospital

    On Monday 13 July 2020 and on Friday 10 July 2020, UNC Project donated medical supplies to Lilongwe District Health Office and Kamuzu Central Hospital respectively, as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The items included: oxygen concentrators, infrared thermometers, ventilator, dual head stethoscopes, three oximeters and boxes of ICU medicines, medical face … Continued

  • Job vacancies: Laboratory Research Coordinator, Accounting Technician, Evaluation Assistants

    University of North Carolina Project-Malawi  invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions: Laboratory Research Coordinator. The position will work closely with the Laboratory Director to implement and monitor laboratory related research activities within UNC Project. She/he is required to closely work with the Laboratory Supervisors to ensuring that the … Continued

  • We’re Hiring! Check out Openings at UNC Project-Malawi

    UNC Project, a biomedical research project based in Lilongwe, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the positions of Executive Secretary; deadline for receiving applications is March 27, 2020 Fleming Grant Job Ads:  Deadline for applications is March 20, 2020 Open positions include: Coordinator for Human Health Coordinator for Animal Health Assistant Coordinators for … Continued