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Advancing Science for Global Health
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Fogarty International Center

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Konzo and the children of Kahemba

Meet a group of researchers looking to prevent and treat konzo, a paralyzing disease that can occur in impoverished regions where bitter cassava is a food staple.

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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.

From left: Erum Khan, Karen Goraleski, Christian Happi at 2022 ASTMH meeting

Here's how capacity building leads to pandemic preparedness: Five researchers shared how establishing research capacity before the pandemic aided national and regional responses to COVID-19.


Fogarty Fellows & Scholars

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

Headshot of Dr. Richard van-Zyl Smit

Tackling tobacco, TB, and mental health in South Africa: Richard van-Zyl Smit discusses his fellowship, poverty-related respiratory health issues, and mental health.

Global Health Research at NIH

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

A group of men and women in Liberia sitting on wooden benches in a classroom during a training session to improve understanding of mental disorders.

NIMH & Fogarty study on global-local paradigm for mental health
Addressing mental health abroad helps US communities: Research to support the development of mental health policy in Liberia has positive implications for Liberian immigrants in the U.S.


Global Health Research Topics

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