Global Health at NIH

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NIH awards $36M to train junior faculty in Africa

To encourage junior faculty at African academic institutions to pursue research careers NIH has awarded grants in the next phase of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI). Institutes, centers and offices across NIH are joining Fogarty as funding partners.More

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Benzene research in China informs EPA regulation

Studies in China, some with NCI support, have advanced the understanding of benzene's relationship to cancer and its other effects on the body.


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Asian diet examined for clues to improve health

NIH is funding epidemiological studies in China to better understand how Asian lifestyles and diets, which include cruciferous vegetables and green tea, affect health.


Congressman John Edward Fogarty outside the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center building

NLM adds Fogarty papers to Profiles in Science

NLM has added the papers of Congressman John E. Fogarty, the namesake of the Fogarty International Center, to the Profiles in Science website.


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Updated September 2015