UNC-Project Malawi

The University of North Carolina Project-Malawi (UNC Project) is a collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Malawi Ministry of Health.  It is based on the campus of Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi's capital, Lilongwe.

The mission of UNC Project-Malawi is to identify innovative, culturally acceptable, and affordable methods to improve the health of the people of Malawi, through research, health systems strengthening, prevention, training, and care.


Malawian lab technician


meningitis patient

Clinical Care

nursing student and uncp nurses


  • Cancer pathogenesis, epidemiology, treatment
  • HIV treatment and prevention
  • HIV vaccine development
  • Injury prevention
  • Malaria vaccine development
  • STI management
  • TB diagnostics
  • Emergency obstetrics
  • Family Planning
  • Adult medicine
  • Antenatal care
  • HIV counseling and testing
  • HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Internal medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • STI management
  • Surgery
  • Burn Treatment
  • Fistula
  • Adult medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OB-GYN
  • Surgery
  • Epidemiology
  • Lab science
  • Medical geography
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition