Gillings Global Gateway®

Maternity waiting homes bring help to vulnerable women in Malawi

Maternity waiting homes (MWHs) offer a promising strategy to reduce maternal mortality in Malawi and other low-income countries, according to a study led by Kavita Singh, PhD, research associate professor of maternal and child health and faculty fellow at Carolina Population Center. Photo by Lindsay Mgbor/Flickr/Department for International Development.
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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.

Explore Our Research

Research is part of our culture at the Gillings School, and many of those projects have a global purview in more than 80 countries. Check out some of the most recent research.