Global Health at NIH

A female instructor on stage leads a large, outdoor exercise class

GACD partners, including NIH, publish hypertension findings

A consortium of scientists funded by the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases has published research findings on behavior change strategies to reduce hypertension.


In lab Dr. Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara helps Kenyan researcher, who is looking in a microscope

Testing curbs malaria drug misuse in Kenya

With NAIID support, Dr. Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara devised a study to discourage unwarranted use of malaria medicines in Kenya.


Male researcher examines hand of male study participant seated across from each other in court yard, woman and child look on

South African cohort studies yield health insights

NIH supported scientists working in an impoverished rural region of South Africa hope their findings will lead to harm-reduction and prevention policies.


Recent NIH Global Health News

Updated January 2016