历史和使命

UNC-Chapel Hill is committed to improving health in 北卡罗来纳 and around the world. The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases at UNC seeks to advance this goal by promoting global health research, teaching, and service activities across campus. IGHID recognizes that the most pressing health challenges and emerging diseases know no boundaries. As citizens of a globally interconnected world, health problems around the world affect us here at home.

ighid福斯特在哪个教员,学生的环境,以及更广泛的大学社区一起工作以独特,创新的方式来解决整体健康的重要问题。

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使命宣言

The mission of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases is to harness the full resources of the University and its partners to solve global health problems, reduce the burden of disease, and cultivate the next generation of global health leaders.


历史

2002年北卡罗莱纳州州长系统董事会的大学采用了“国际化”作为其长远规划六大战略方向之一。随着支持山北卡罗来纳大学教堂的再大臣詹姆斯·莫泽,大学作出了全球化的最高优先事项之一。

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) was established in 2007. At that time, health affairs faculty were already working successfully in well over 50 countries, and Chancellor Moeser declared Carolina a “world power in global health” (阅读官方新闻稿)。该研究所作为一个泛大学组织也将加强现有的全球卫生工作和补充主校区的全球化已创建。

在马拉维,中国和尼加拉瓜初始旗舰节目,ighid已在这些国家ITS和世界各地扩大足迹。在2012年,ighid招募国际公认的全球卫生研究人员组成的整个团队在赞比亚工作。大多数教师都是妇产科医生新兵和九个全职住在赞比亚七人。此外,ESTA团队,有两个新的全职OB-gyns在马拉维,手段吹嘘UNC目前规模最大的综合性女性健康事业部相结合。

ighid投资组合的骨干总是过气艾滋病毒/艾滋病的区域和UNC是家庭对前10名的排名艾滋病计划。 2011年5月,ighid研究人员公布 在防治艾滋病毒/艾滋病斗争中的一个重大发现,证明一个概念,曾长期争论:是治疗人的HIV使得它们缺乏感染力。这项研究,HIV预防试验网络(HPTN)052,表明HIV抗逆转录病毒疗法与你早期治疗由96%减少性传播。 ighid主任建筑师孔迈隆和这个大型,国际性研究的首席研究员。 2011年12月,被任命为HPTN 052科学“年度突破”,由权威杂志 科学。的理论研究及其成果鼓舞了全世界还得寄希望于对艾滋病的一代。

In 2013, the UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and  Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases merged under the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases. The merger creates a combined organization that has approximately $60 million in research revenue, more than 75 affiliated faculty members, and strong, sustainable programs on four continents. The IGHID is well-positioned to have a substantial impact on the health of people around the world.