Global Health at NIH

Dr. Debra Litzelman pictured with two women, one holding a baby, at a research site in Kenya

NIH program may benefit from global collaborations

Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Programs, supported by NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), may benefit from global research collaborations.


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Benefits of NIH-supported global health research

To protect the health and safety of Americans, Fogarty at NIH has for three decades managed grant programs that develop scientific expertise in developing countries.

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World Report maps global research projects

World Report, an online database and mapping tool of research projects, features data from global research funders, including NIH.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Yakeel Quiroz. A family in Colombia on the porch, mountains in background

Clues to prevent Alzheimer's in Colombia

NIH-supported research conducted in Colombia may provide clues on how to prevent the ravages of Alzheimer's disease.

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NIH leverages big data for infectious diseases

A team of scientists led by the NIH reviewed the growing body of research on big data and has published its analyses.

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HIV research changes US treatment protocols

Expertise developed through Fogarty's research training programs helped to make an NIH-supported international HIV study possible.

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Find international clinical regulations

NIAID's ClinRegs features international clinical regulations website.


Recent NIH Global Health News

Updated August 2017