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UNC Researchers Find Anemia Protects Children from Malaria

January 5, 2017

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world and causes long-term adverse consequences in children. However, concerns remain about the safety of iron supplements, particularly for children in malaria-endemic countries lacking adequate access to health services. Researchers … Read more

Dental Students Treat Mexican Children

October 28, 2016

In 1996, Angie Rhodes spent her second summer of dental school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill providing health care and education to children living in an orphanage in Miacatlán, Mexico, as part of a program called … Read more

Number of Surgeons in Malawi Increases

October 28, 2016

By formal training, Anthony Charles is a trauma surgeon. By experience, he’s a diplomat. Charles leads the Malawian Surgical Initiative, a partnership between the Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, and the Malawi College … Read more