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, capacity building, and care.


  • Job vacancies: Laboratory Research Coordinator, Accounting Technician, Evaluation Assistants

    University of North Carolina Project-Malawi  invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions: Laboratory Research Coordinator. The position will work closely with the Laboratory Director to implement and monitor laboratory related research activities within UNC Project. She/he is required to closely work with the Laboratory Supervisors to ensuring that the … Continued

  • We’re Hiring! Check out Openings at UNC Project-Malawi

    UNC Project, a biomedical research project based in Lilongwe, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the positions of Executive Secretary; deadline for receiving applications is March 27, 2020 Fleming Grant Job Ads:  Deadline for applications is March 20, 2020 Open positions include: Coordinator for Human Health Coordinator for Animal Health Assistant Coordinators for … Continued

  • Tidziwe POST_October -December 2019

    Check out theTidziwe POST – Quarter 4 2019 – and get caught up on all the clinical care, research and education news from UNC Project-Malawi.

  • Trainings pick up for the PEER CCSPT in Malawi

    As cervical cancer continues to wreak havoc among Malawian women, the training of 18 health workers from 8 health facilities in Lilongwe District in cervical cancer screening and preventative therapy commenced at UNC Project’s Tidziwe Centre in Lilongwe from 9 to 20 September 2019. In Zomba District, 29 participants from 7 health facilities were also … Continued