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Cardiovascular Disease Research Training Program in Haiti

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Cardiovascular Disease Research Training Program in Haiti

Principal Institution

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Mcnairy, Margaret Leighton; Pape, Jean William

Project Contact Information

mam9364@med.cornell.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2021-2026

Country

Haiti

Collaborators

Groupe d’Etude du Sarcome et des Infections Opportunistes (GHESKIO)

NIH Partners

NHLBI

Project Description

The goal of this training program is to strengthen research that will ultimately improve cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related health outcomes in Haiti and the world. We will address the knowledge gaps in understanding and intervening in the CVD epidemic in Haiti by providing mentored CVD research training to Haitian investigators, training research staff in technical CVD skills, and establishing a CVD Implementation Network to accelerate the uptake of CVD interventions across the country. This would be the first CVD-specific research training program in Haiti and is urgently needed to expand locally driven CVD research.

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