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Fogarty International Center

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Building support infrastructure so scientists can focus on research

For the last decade, Fogarty’s “G-11” program has supported educational programs geared toward improving research support at institutions in lower-revenue nations.

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Welcoming our new director
Join us in welcoming our new director! Dr. Kathleen Neuzil is the 13th director of the Fogarty International Center and the first woman to permanently hold the position.

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Clinical trial for TB vaccine
Ambitious clinical trial could bring first TB vaccine in a century: A new seven-country Phase 3 clinical trial of the M72/AS01E vaccine brings hope for a new tool against TB.


Barmes Global Health Lecture

The lecture series honors the late David Edward Barmes, special expert for international health at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

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Barmes Lecture 2024
Global HIV/AIDS Response: Then, Now, Future: Watch the June 2024 talk given by Ambassador Dr. John Nkengasong, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Senior Bureau Official for Global Health Security and Diplomacy.

More about the Barmes Global Health Lecture series

Global Health Research at NIH

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

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NCI & Fogarty fund cancer research in Mexico
Studying risk factors for cancer in Mexico: Martin Lajous of Mexico’s National Institute of Public Health helped design the largest cancer cohort in Latin America.


Global Health Research Topics

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

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Mobile Health
Fogarty-funded mHealth projects receive NIH technology awards: One detects blood disorders with a photograph, the other uses AI to monitor postpartum recovery.