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After Years of Suffering, Hope for Women in Malawi
Jeff Wilkinson, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UNC, likens victims of obstetric fistula to modern-day versions of Job: they have lost their homes, their families, and their health.
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Lending a (big) hand in Zambia for women’s health
One of UNC’s newest faculty members, Groesbeck Parham, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Cervical Cancer Prevention Program at CIDRZ, doesn’t mess around when looking for a helping hand.
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Catching up with UNC Global Women’s Health – report from Malawi
[This post was sent in by Dr. John Thorp, Professor and Director of Women's Primary Healthcare in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNC]
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New Fistula Unit in Malawi
The new fistula unit at Bwaila District Hospital has a new major theater and a 28 bed inpatient unit.
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UNC Global Women's Health Receives Gates Foundation Grant
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receives $8 million grant to improve safe motherhood in Malawi.
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UNC OB-GYN in Malawi
By John Thorp, Jr. MD
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Dignity of our Elders: A Happier Ending in Malawi
This post was written by Quinn Jenkins, who is an intern with the Freedom from Fistula Foundation Fistula Care Center in Lilongwe, Malawi. The care center is headed by Jeff Wilkinson, associate professor of OB-GYN at UNC and a member of our global women's health team.
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Journey to Sierra Leone
Pregnant doctor Erin Carey finds neglect in Sierra Leone maternity ward for Dec. 16th edition of ABC's 20/20
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Creation of UNC Global Women’s Health
UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease are pleased to announce the creation of UNC Global Women’s Health.
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UNC receives more than $40 million from NIH for global clinical trials unit to treat and prevent HIV
UNC has received a seven-year, more than $40 million award from the National Institutes of Health for a clinical trials unit that will implement the scientific agendas of five NIH networks devoted to HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and cure research.
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