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Advancing Science for Global Health
Advancing Science for Global Health

Fogarty International Center

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NIH awards $75M to catalyze data science research in Africa

Awards will establish a consortium consisting of a data science platform and coordinating center, seven research hubs, seven data science research training programs and four projects focused on studying the ethical, legal and social implications of data science research.

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Fogarty Trainees

Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders.

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Dr. Nandini Kumar participated in the first cohort of Fogarty’s bioethics research training program in 2001. She later received a Fogarty grant to establish a national bioethics research training program in India.
“We trainees really felt that we were given every opportunity to develop as bioethicists.”

Dr. Nandini Kumar
Bioethics Consultant

Global Health Research at NIH

Many of NIH's 27 Institutes and Centers are engaged in global health activities.

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NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins has announced he will step down by the end of 2021. Under his leadership, significant global health programs were launched, such as MEPI, HEPI and H3Africa.

Global Health Research Topics

Fogarty and its NIH partners invest in a variety of research topics vital to global health.