Global Health at NIH

Medical student works with a patient, teacher and other students observe

African medical education program enters next phase

Fogarty is working with its partners to plan how to build on the success of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and continue to strengthen and expand capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa.


Older man and younger student seated in front of small farm house in Cuba

Cuba is new site for NIH-funded program

Cuba is the newest training site for an NIMHD-funded program that gives U.S. students the opportunity to conduct research in an international setting.

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H3Africa spurs genomic research, training

At a meeting on the NIH campus, African scientists described their genomic research and training programs supported by the Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative.

Health worker enters data on mobile device while seated pregnant patient looks on

Fogarty and NIH partners train mHealth researchers

Researchers gathered at the NIH to discuss how best to use mobile technologies to improve health in the developing world.

Dr Lilliam Pinzón performs a dental exam for a child in a reclined dental chair

Dental Fellow studies Mexican children with HIV

Fogarty Fellow Lilliam Pinzón, supported by NIDCR, studied cavity treatments in Mexican children with HIV.

Many men wading in river bank rinsing large clumps of plastic bags, smoking factories in background on opposite bank

NIEHS supports global research

Investigating and increasing awareness of global environmental health challenges is the work of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at NIH.

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Focus on NIDA International Program

NIH's National Institute on Drug Abuse supports international scientists as they make vital research discoveries and build much needed expertise in low-resource countries.


Recent NIH Global Health News

Updated September 2016