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Verbal Autopsies Capture More Accurate Burden of Disease in Uganda

February 18, 2019

Training community health workers to perform verbal autopsy interviews captured more accurate and complete data about the number and causes of deaths in a rural sub-county of Uganda than current health facility-dependent surveillance methods, according to researchers at the University … Read more

UNC Project-Malawi Hits Publication Milestone

February 1, 2019

Researchers at UNC Project-Malawi published 124 articles in scientific journals in 2018. This is a record for the international sites in the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID). Twenty-six of these manuscripts featured Malawian first authors. Maga Chagomerana is the director … Read more

Increasing Health Providers in India

October 17, 2018

By Rawley Crews, International Visiting Student Coordinator for the UNC School of Medicine Office of International Activities Senior Emergency Medicine Resident Nadeem Modan, M.D., received first place in the 2018 Annual Emergency Medicine Resident Day of Scholarship for his role in … Read more

Outsmarting Parasites in the DRC

August 30, 2018

In 2002, a group of newly recruited infectious diseases faculty in the UNC Department of Epidemiology, submitted a grant proposal to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s Global Network for Women and Children’s Health Research. It was … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Health Officials from Guangzhou

June 28, 2018

The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases welcomed six top health officials from the Guangzhou Eighth People’s Hospital in Guangzhou, China. The delegation traveled to the United States to meet with infectious diseases specialists at the University of North Carolina … Read more