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Advancing Science for Global Health
Advancing Science for Global Health

Fogarty International Center

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An extraordinary career

Dr. Roger I. Glass, best known for his epidemiology studies of diarrheal disease in Bangladesh and development of rotavirus vaccines, enhanced the value and image of Fogarty in the U.S. and abroad during his tenure as longest-serving director.

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Dr. Peter Kilmarx steps in as Acting Fogarty Director: Kilmarx has been with the Center since 2015. Dr. Rachel Sturke will act as Deputy Director.

Dr. Francis Collins (left) speaks as Dr. Peter Kilmarx (right) and others listen in.

Delegates address health challenges at US-Africa summit: HHS hosted a roundtable on health equity and health systems strengthening during the summit this past December.

Fogarty Fellows & Scholars

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

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Haitian TB researcher shifts focus to cholera outbreak: Dr. Yvetot Joseph, a research physician in Port-au-Prince, has had to adapt to ensure clinical trials are still completed despite the unforeseen challenges in Haiti.

Global Health Research at NIH

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

Dr. Waranuch Pitiphat, dressed in a white lab coat, provides dental care to a child. They are pictured seated within a tent where other dentists work with other patients.

NIDCR funds oral health training
Cultivating oral health research within and beyond Thailand’s borders: Waranuch Pitiphat discusses building capacity for oral health research in Thailand and neighboring countries.

Global Health Research Topics

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

The photograph shows a man holding up two petri dishes at the National Laboratory in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The dish on the left has a yellow appearance, indicating a positive result for the vibrio cholera bacteria. The dish on the right appears blue green.

Global health security
GHESKIO combats cholera outbreak during humanitarian crises in Haiti by scaling-up treatment centers, implementing oral rehydration points, and conducting vaccination campaigns.