An official website of the United States government
Here’s how you know
Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock (
A locked padlock
) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
Fogarty's Global Health Fellows and Scholars program, now known as LAUNCH, has grown from modest beginnings to supporting over 100 scholars at over 60 research institutions and sites each year.
Current issue: March/April 2023
Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion beyond borders: Training individuals from populations who are underrepresented as health researchers can help reduce health disparities around the world.
NIH welcomes a new generation of African scientific leaders to campus: Five women and five men from nine African countries have won African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) fellowships, which brings African postdocs to NIH labs.
Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders.
Building HIV prevention awareness for mothers in India: Dr. Jacqueline Firth’s work with HIV awareness started her on the path to her current role at USAID as Branch Chief of the Pediatric and Maternal Clinical HIV Branch.
Many of NIH's 27 Institutes and Centers are engaged in global health activities.
NIA dementia study in India
Study finds prevalence of dementia in India has been underestimated: Economics professor Jinkook Lee and colleagues also found substantial regional variation in the country.
Fogarty and its NIH partners invest in a variety of research topics vital to global health.
Maternal & child healthCaring for kids (and their moms) in Suriname: Dr. Wilco Zijlmans, head of pediatrics at Anton de Kom University of Suriname, studies maternal exposures to heavy metals and pesticides in Suriname and the possible effects on pediatric neurodevelopment.