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

August 22, 2020

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

July 29, 2020

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

Trainings pick up for the PEER CCSPT in Malawi

October 11, 2019

As cervical cancer continues to wreak havoc among Malawian women, the training of 18 health workers from 8 health facilities in Lilongwe District in cervical cancer screening and preventative therapy commenced at UNC Project’s Tidziwe Centre in Lilongwe from 9 to 20 September 2019. In Zomba District, 29 participants from 7 health facilities were also … Continued

Malawi Site Publications Milestone

January 10, 2019

UNC Project-Malawi investigators published 124 articles in scientific journals in 2018 – a record for the IGHID’s international sites. Twenty-six of the papers’ first authors are Malawian researchers. Learn more about their contributions to science and find a full list of publications.

Meet Malawi’s First Female Pathologist

January 29, 2018

Tamiwe Tomoka, MBBS, is Malawi’s first female pathologist. She discusses what attracted her to this field, the many hats she wears at UNC Project-Malawi and how she handles being a role model.