Gillings Global Gateway®

MCH Staff Member Visits the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action in Penang, Malaysia

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute’s Kathy Parry attended the Global Breastfeeding Partner’s Forum as an invited panelist speaker in Penang, Malaysia. The occasion marked the 25th anniversary of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), established in 1991 on the heels of the launching by WHO and UNICEF of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Photo by Kathy Parry.
Message from the Director
Jim Herrington welcomes new and incoming students to the 2016-2017 academic year and introduces the Gillings Global Gateway! Read more!
Jim visits resident of Kibera, an informal community near Nairobi
Jim Herrington, PhD, MPH
Executive Director
At UNC Gillings we work collaboratively with local and regional partners and around the world to seek transformative solutions to improve global health. As part of these efforts, UNC’s Gillings Global Gateway® promotes and advances the School’s global health activities in research, service, practice and teaching through partnerships, internships, outreach and communications.

Our activities include:

Global Offerings

The global offerings of The Gillings School are two Certificates in Global Health, a Global Online Master of Public Health, and the Executive Doctorate of Public Health.

Global Field Experience

Students gain individualized, mentored and hands-on learning experience through field experiences. Here is a collection of helpful information and tips on how to find a global practicum.

Student Research

Student research is part of our culture at the Gillings School, and many of those projects have a global purview. Check out some of the most recent research.