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UNC researchers awarded pilot grants for Zika research
UNC investigators will study diagnostics, transmission, and neurological effects of Zika, which has been reported in 62 countries and territories.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Becoming Less Super as a Specialist
Dr. David Wohl, an HIV/AIDS specialist at UNC, reflects on the reasons why he now finds himself drawn to fighting Ebola.
Located in News / 2015 / January
UNC’s de Silva leads expert panel on Zika research, response
Seventy-five percent of people infected with Zika don’t show any symptoms. An expert panel at RTI International delved into the issues surrounding the virus, including the lack of diagnostic tools.
Located in News / 2016 / June
UNC’s Wilkinson featured on Public Radio International
UNC OB-GYN Jeff Wilkinson was recently featured on the Public Radio International series "The Ninth Month" for his work surgically repairing fistula in Malawi.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases merge
The UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have merged under the institute name to create a single, unified global health organization.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 16
Maternal and infant outcomes improve at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia
The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a long-standing partnership with this hospital.
Located in News / 2017 / April
Climbing Kilimanjaro for UNC relief work
Late last month, 15 people boarded a plane and embarked on a 12-day journey to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the largest volcanoes in the world. They trained for months and set a $250,000 fundraising goal for the African Long Climb, with a large portion of the funds earmarked for the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease (IGHID) – even though most of the climbers have no direct tie to UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 10
Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014
Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Going Global
Since 2009, the Office of International Activities (OIA) has provided critical support to medical students in pursuit of international electives in global health. With burgeoning interest in global health among students and residents in recent years, the OIA has never been busier.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / October 31
UNC Health & Human Rights Lecture
Lawrence O. Gostin will deliver a lecture titled, "Imagining Global Health with Justice."
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Sept. 25