Dec 02

Global AIDS Fund Crisis

An article in the November 30,2011 Mississippi Clarion Ledger cites our Center's research in an examination of the Global AIDS Fund: "Back when Joyce Kamwana was diagnosed with HIV, it was considered "equal to death," she said. More than 20 years later, Kamwana, an HIV survivor with two children, is... read more →
Dec 01

World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day each year, and we take time to remember and create awareness for the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. This year's theme is "Leading with Science, Uniting for Action" (learn more at You can visit the official website at, look at the Kaiser Family Foundation's... read more →
Sep 09
Sep 01
Jul 18
Jul 12

CHPIR Interns Project to be Used by the State

Our 2011 CHPIR interns are going to be doing a short presentation on their common project entitled TRRIPS (Transportation & Resource Reference Indicating Provided Services). They have studied transportation services in Durham and begun an HIV database that will be used by the state. They will be making their presentation... read more →
Apr 18
Apr 12

HIV Counseling, Testing & Referral Training

What: Free training for health professionals, students and/or volunteers/staff at non-profit agencies addressing HIV issues (Please Note: NC public health dept. educators & nurses must attend Whetstone Trainings: When: Wednesday April 20, 2011 and Thursday April 21, 2011 Time: 8:30-5:00 BOTH DAYS - participants must attend both days, full... read more →
Mar 30

Dr. Whetten on NC Public Radio

Dr. Kathryn Whetten was featured on NC Public Radio on Friday March 25th regarding the earlier press release about the importance of protective and mental health services for orphans worldwide. Listen to the excerpt here. Dr. Whetten has been previously featured on WUNC regarding these issues, listen to her discuss... read more →
Mar 25

Protective and Mental Health Services CRITICAL for Orphans WORLDWIDE

DURHAM, N.C. -- A new study by Duke University researchers with collaboration with researcher in Cambodia, India, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, calls for increased support, protection and appropriate mental health services for orphaned and abandoned children on a global scale. Published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, the study of more... read more →