Global Health Events and Media


Checking out where students and faculty have lived or worked around the world.

Events Calendar | Podcast | Blogs | Videos

Keep up to date with the latest global health events, listen to our Public Health Behind the Scenes podcast to hear public health stories from North Carolina and around the world, student blogs and videos.


Global Events Calendar

Public Health Behind the Scenes Podcast

PHBS_cover_itunesThe Gillings Global Gateway and the North Carolina Institute of Public Health at the Gillings School of Global Public Health present Public Health Behind the Scenes. Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives.

Listen and subscribe on the iTunes podcast app.

Each episode is transcribed with links and posted on Have an idea for a future episode? Tell us in the “feedback” section on


Student Blogs*

Practice and Service


All Things Global Public Health Blog

Practice and Service

All Things Global Public Health Blog

The latest blog post, from our Executive Director, welcomes new and incoming students to the 2016-2017 academic year!

*Views expressed in the blogs are of the student and not of the Gillings Global Gateway/UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health


November 2016

The Student Global Health Committee partnered with Population Connection to host a panel discussion on, “How Policies Hurt Women in the U.S. and Around the World.” Experts and activists discussed the impact of U.S. foreign and domestic policies (“Hyde” and “Helms” Amendments) on access to safe, legal abortion. Panelists included experts from Ipas, NARAL North Carolina, Population Connection Action Fund, and an award-winning author and activist, and the conversation was moderated by abortion rights expert and UNC Gillings professor, Sian Curtis.

March 2016

Marie Lina Excellent, master student in public health leadership, was selected to present an Ignite Talk on “Insights into Effective Leadership” at the Global Leadership Forum. She shared her research and experience with leadership in her home country of Haiti.

2014 & 2015 Global Video Archives