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4.6.16

Social networks as important as exercise and diet across the span of our lives

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how social relationships reduce health risk in each stage of life (Chapel Hill, N.C. – Jan. 4, 2016) – The more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health is at the beginnings... Read More ›
2.22.16

PfP Global Director Presents at Nesta Health Lab

On February 9th, Nesta hosted a one-day conference to explore the digital and social innovations happening in health and healthcare. Ed Fisher, global director of Peers for Progress, was invited to speak about peer support as a global... Read More ›
2.1.16

How CHWs Are Transforming Care

The Commonwealth Fund's new publication, Transforming Care, features three articles on the impact of community health workers on healthcare improvement. These articles did a great job of combining the latest research with real-life... Read More ›
8.24.15

Health Affairs Briefing on Non-Communicable Diseases, Sept. 9

Health Affairs Briefing, September 9, 2015 Non-Communicable Diseases: The Growing Burden Register Now! While growing wealth has reduced the burden of infectious diseases both globally and here at home, it has increased the risk... Read More ›
6.10.15

Request For Proposals: The UNC Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) pilot grants program

Budgets ranging from $20,000 - $40,000 Proposals due July 20, 2015 by 5pm CDTR Pilot Guidelines The full details are on the web at:  http://cdtr-chaicore.vipapps.unc.edu/cdtr-program-guidelines/ I. Purpose The goal of the program is... Read More ›
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