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Advancing Science for Global Health
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Fogarty International Center

his is a colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically infected.

Focus: Fogarty’s response to Ebola: Where are we now?

Fogarty responded to the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak with grants to shore up the research capacity in the region. We look at where those projects are nearly six years later.

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Dr. Lali Mikishivili reviews a TB patient's x-ray at the Georgian National Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Treatment for drug-resistant TB still effective with lower dosage: Fogarty program was central to this groundbreaking trial.

A woman and her child stand at the bottom of a basin that used to be the community watering hole near the small town of Aje, Ethiopia

NIH awards help broaden climate change research: Supplemental funding helps grantees explore the impact of environmental changes on health.

Fogarty Fellows & Scholars

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

The photo shows Ashley Karczewski, DDS, smiling with lab equipment behind her

Improving the oral health of Kenyan teens living with HIV: Dr. Ashley Karczewski researched how antiretroviral treatment (ART) influences protective peptides in saliva.

Global Health Research at NIH

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

The photo shows a king cobra snake, the largest of venomous snakes, lifting the upper portion of its body off the ground in its characteristic pose before striking. These snakes are predominantly found in forests from India through Southeast Asia

NIBIB project works to neutralize snake venom
How a peptide derived from an opossum is helping NIBIB grantee Dr. Claire Komives develop a nextgen antivenom.


Global Health Research Topics

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

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Oral and dental health
Integrating oral and general health is essential: NIDCR Deputy Director Dr. Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque discusses her vision to integrate the two.