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Students Make International Impact through Global Pharmacy Scholars Program

December 5, 2018

Until recently, cancer patients at Tikur Anbessa Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, were unable to receive chemotherapy involving high doses of methotrexate — a treatment commonly used for a wide variety of cancers. High-dose methotrexate treatment requires pharmacist involvement in supportive care to prevent severe toxicities. Clinical pharmacists at Tikur Anbessa had neither the protocol… Read more »

Want to Prevent AIDS? Look at Places, Not People

November 28, 2018

One UNC-Chapel Hill researcher’s innovative AIDS prevention method is doing more than saving lives. It’s also protecting the privacy and dignity of people who often face intense stigma while living with HIV. While many methods focus prevention efforts on at-risk groups like sex workers and drug users, Carolina epidemiology professor Sharon Weir had a different… Read more »

In Malawi, Health Care by Women, for Women

November 27, 2018

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher is working to extend the life expectancy of more than half a million people in Malawi who are HIV positive, starting with some of the most vulnerable patients: women. Mina Hosseinipour has been working with UNC-Project Malawi to improve health outcomes country-wide.

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts 2018 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar

November 15, 2018

On Oct. 30, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted participants in the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar (IEAS), a program that allows college and university administrators from India to come to the United States and explore best practices in U.S. higher education. During the two-week program, participants visited a number of institutions in and… Read more »