July 3, 2019 Dr. Katherine Tumlinson wants to help women in low-income countries access family planning. "Women must be able to safely achieve their desired family size,” she says, “but health care providers in these countries sometimes discourage family planning use by engaging in negative behaviors."
July 1, 2019 An international leader in global water policy, peace and security, Dr. Aaron Salzberg, has been selected as the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor and director of The Water Institute at the UNC Gillings School.
June 26, 2019 “Mental health is a part of public health,” explained Dr. Dilshad Jaff. “In order to assess mental health properly, we also need to evaluate sleep quality.”
June 25, 2019 Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide, with an estimated 219 million cases and 435,000 deaths in 2017, primarily in Africa.
June 19, 2019 A new study uncovers 65 genetic variants found in understudied minority populations that could lead to improved precision medicine for those groups.
June 12, 2019 Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will lead a study to examine how dengue and Zika interplay during gestation and childhood, thanks to a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
June 11, 2019 The production and sale of falsified and substandard medicines is a public health pandemic that requires greater national and international oversight, according to a recent review article from a team of public health researchers and industry leaders.
May 13, 2019 The Center, which is one of six Rotary Peace Centers worldwide, trains students to become leaders in the fields of peace building and conflict resolution.
May 6, 2019 A new study provides insight into the food landscape and nutrition-related behaviors on San Cristóbal Island.
May 2, 2019 Funds from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support two studies to improve maternal and child health technologies.