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Global Health Forum: “The WHO’s Basic Emergency Care Course in Kenya”

April 16, 2021

Pediatric Global Health Education THURSDAY, APRIL 15TH   12:00-1:00pm via Zoom OFFICE OF GLOBAL HEALTH EDUCATION’S GLOBAL HEALTH FORUM IS VIRTUAL* *Zoom secure link & password will be shared via email one day prior and the morning of the event with our global health listserv. Please check your inboxes. The recording will later be viewable on the OGHE website. The … Continued

Register for Spring 2021 Introduction to Global Child Health Course

April 8, 2021

Pediatric Global Health Education Spring 2021 Introduction to Global Child Health Course Sponsored by the Children’s National Hospital (CNH) Pediatric Residency Program and Global Health Initiative (GHI), this course is intended for CNH pediatric residents but is also open to all residents, fellows, faculty, nurses, staff, and students outside of Children’s National Hospital. This course … Continued

Resident Global Health Scholars Program Opportunity

March 15, 2021

The UNC Office of Global Health is now accepting applications for the competitive 2021 Resident Global Health Scholars Program. Deadline: April 1, 2021 Two letters of Support deadline: April 15, 2021 Award Decision: May 1, 2021 Program Start date: July, 2021 The UNC Office of Global Health Education, in conjunction with UNC Office of Graduate Medical Education … Continued

2021 Global Health Pathway Residents

January 29, 2021

The Global Health Advisory Board is excited to announce the selection of the 2021 cohort of Global Health Pathway residents. They come from diverse backgrounds with a variety of experiences but are each committed to careers incorporating Global Health. They will join our current participants in a longitudinal program lasting at least two years consisting … Continued

UNC Global Health Resident Pathway Application

October 12, 2020

UNC offers a broad range of experiences in global health clinical care and research, as well as didactic activities covering myriad topics in the School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease, and others. In order to enhance the professional development of residents who are interested in pursuing global … Continued

Funding for Global Health Scholarly Work

May 15, 2020

The Pediatrics Department’s Global Health program has a limited amount of funding to promote Pediatric Global Health scholarly activity. These funds will be used to help offset the costs of presenting at and/or attending conferences or publishing manuscripts.

UNC Pediatrics in Malawi | Dr. Tisu Mavalo (11.26.2019)

November 18, 2019

Dr. Tisu Mvalo is an Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics at UNC as well as the in-country Pediatric Director of UNC Project Malawi. He practices clinically at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi and he also provides on-the-ground mentorship for the rotating learners. Dr. Mvalo is the PI in several ongoing research studies at UNC Project Malawi, including the Innovative Treatment in Pneumonia (ITIP) trials and Tuberculosis Meningitis trials.

Gratitude In Action: One Doctor, One Hospital, One Million Patients

November 18, 2019

Dr. Tom Catena, MD from Duke, is the only physician for a population of more than 750,000 in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains, a conflict zone where humanitarian aid is restricted. At the Mother of Mercy Hospital, founded in 2007, he treats as many as 400 patients a day and is on call around the clock. Treating casualties of the region’s civil war, he performs more than 1000 operations each year, often without running water or electricity.