News

Meet Malawi's First Female Pathologist

Meet Malawi's First Female Pathologist

Tamiwe Tomoka, MBBS, is Malawi's first female pathologist. She discusses what attracted her to this field, the many hats she wears at UNC Project-Malawi and how she handles being a role model.

Meet Malawi's First Female Pathologist - Read More…

UNC Lineberger Researchers to Develop Comics, App to Educate about Childhood Cancer in Malawi

UNC Lineberger Researchers to Develop Comics, App to Educate about Childhood Cancer in Malawi

A grant from the Burkitt Lymphoma Fund for Africa will help UNC Lineberger researchers develop educational materials to improve communication between patients and providers – all with the goal of helping patients stay in care throughout their treatment.

UNC Lineberger Researchers to Develop Comics, App to Educate about Childhood Cancer in Malawi - Read More…

Malawi Cancer Director Gives Winter Commencement Address

Malawi Cancer Director Gives Winter Commencement Address

UNC Project-Malawi Cancer Program Director Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, addressed graduates of UNC-Chapel Hill during winter commencement on Dec. 17.

Malawi Cancer Director Gives Winter Commencement Address - Read More…

The Nation Profiles First Female Malawian Pathology Director

The Nation Profiles First Female Malawian Pathology Director

The Nation interviews Tamiwe Tomoka, MBBS, the first female director of a pathology lab in Malawi.

The Nation Profiles First Female Malawian Pathology Director - Read More…

Gopal UNC's Winter Commencement Speaker

Gopal UNC's Winter Commencement Speaker

Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, will deliver the commencement address for students graduating from UNC in December.

Gopal UNC's Winter Commencement Speaker - Read More…

From the Ground Up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

From the Ground Up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

Satish Gopal, MD, head of UNC’s cancer care efforts at UNC-Project Malawi, will welcome collaborators from across the region for the Malawi Cancer Care Symposium on Aug. 28 and 29.

From the Ground Up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi - Read More…

UNC Project-Malawi Looks Forward to Future Discovery

UNC Project-Malawi Looks Forward to Future Discovery

From a vaccine for malaria to ending the HIV epidemic, UNC infectious diseases researchers in Malawi gear up to take on more challenges in a changing country.

UNC Project-Malawi Looks Forward to Future Discovery - Read More…

UNC Project-Malawi Marks Milestones

UNC Project-Malawi Marks Milestones

Recently in Lilongwe, UNC Project-Malawi leaders welcomed UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt and other dignitaries to celebrate decades of accomplishment and mark the formal opening of new research and library facilities.

UNC Project-Malawi Marks Milestones - Read More…

Video: ABC 11 Explores How UNC Project-Malawi Improves Health

Video: ABC 11 Explores How UNC Project-Malawi Improves Health

The local ABC TV station in Raleigh, N.C., interviews the leadership of UNC Project-Malawi about how the site has connected Malawians to life-saving HIV and cancer medications as well as provided training opportunities.

Video: ABC 11 Explores How UNC Project-Malawi Improves Health - Read More…

Lab and Library Names after UNC Faculty

Lab and Library Names after UNC Faculty

Long-time UNC Project-Malawi faculty Irving Hoffman and Francis Martinson recently had spaces at the site named in their honor. Learn about the accomplishments that led to these dedications.

Lab and Library Names after UNC Faculty - Read More…

Artists Reunite to Design Signage for UNC Project-Malawi Addition

Artists Reunite to Design Signage for UNC Project-Malawi Addition

An American and Malawian artist traveled around Lilongwe to find inspiration for the sign displayed on the latest addition of UNC Project-Malawi.

Artists Reunite to Design Signage for UNC Project-Malawi Addition - Read More…

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students

For 10 years, UNC and UNC Project-Malawi have provided food and an education for nearly 1,000 pre- and primary school children in the Dzama community outside of Lilongwe, Malawi. Learn how this support has impacted the community and what UNC hopes to achieve in 2017.

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students - Read More…

UNC Radiology Malawi Program Strengthens Local and International Ties

UNC Radiology Malawi Program Strengthens Local and International Ties

UNC's Department of Radiology and the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Division of Radiologic Science have worked together to strengthen an international footprint in radiology.

UNC Radiology Malawi Program Strengthens Local and International Ties - Read More…

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

A donation of pathology equipment between two schools in the University of North Carolina system will save lives and improve lab operations in Malawi.

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi - Read More…

Number of Surgeons in Malawi Increases

Number of Surgeons in Malawi Increases

For the past eight years, Anthony Charles, MD, has built the Malawian Surgical Initiative, training Malawian surgeons to care for their own and providing transformative educational experiences for UNC medical students and residents.

Number of Surgeons in Malawi Increases - Read More…

Podcast: Bringing Breast Exams to Malawi

Podcast: Bringing Breast Exams to Malawi

Breast cancer was not a death sentence for Malawi native Maggie Zgambo. She believes God spared her to spread awareness about breast cancer. She was one of four women to take part in the first breast cancer screening pilot study in Malawi launched by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Podcast: Bringing Breast Exams to Malawi - Read More…

Malawians for Malawi: Creating a Sustainable Model of Care

Malawians for Malawi: Creating a Sustainable Model of Care

UNC's unique model of permanently based American faculty and training of Malawian medical professionals is improving healthcare for Malawians.

Malawians for Malawi: Creating a Sustainable Model of Care - Read More…