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New Website Launched for Exploring Global Tuberculosis Data

March 25, 2019

Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new tuberculosis data hub on March 20 in Washington, D.C., and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is playing a large role. Tuberculosis data … Continued

UNC Receives $4.8 Million Grant to Confront Energy Poverty in Southern Africa

August 29, 2017

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa. Energy poverty is the lack of access to modern energy sources, which are crucial resources to the well-being of individuals and communities, the environment and the stability and growth of national economies.

Poets Take on the Topic of Justice

October 2, 2016

A close friend of the three Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill in 2015 will bring a multimedia performance in their honor to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus in February. “Shattered Glass,” by North Carolina State … Continued

Schistosomiasis Linked to HIV Acquisition

March 17, 2016

A comprehensive review of secondary data sources has confirmed a long-suspected link between female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) and HIV infection for women in southern Africa. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers confirmed the link in Mozambique, finding that exposure to … Continued

Ebola: What the Data Says

January 28, 2016

Guinea has maintained its Ebola-free status for about one month. Although that bodes well for the country’s people, their protection from another outbreak rests in part on the availability of data for making informed decisions on health priorities. One researcher … Continued