Global Health at NIH

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

Tech designed for Africa helps US fight disease, save money

A mobile health tool conceived by a Fogarty grantee to support clinicians caring for HIV patients in Uganda is creating American jobs, fighting disease, tackling the opioid epidemic, and saving money across the U.S.


Doctor puts stethoscope on baby's back while mother holds the baby, all seated on ground, tarps in background

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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Funding partners relaunch World Report

​The new version of the interactive, open-access site for the first time depicts both direct and indirect awards​.

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Tobacco research and capacity building

NCI and OBSSR join with Fogarty to support awards building tobacco control and prevention research capacity in developing countries​.More

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New funding for stigma and HIV

NIH partners join Fogarty to launch new funding focused on reducing stigma to improve HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in LMICs​.

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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.

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.


Recent NIH Global Health News

Updated October 2017​​​