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How Fogarty is Making a Difference

The Fogarty International Center at NIH proudly supports and facilitates global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators; builds partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad; and trains the next generation of scientists to address global health needs. Learn more about Fogarty, and about our role in global health research.

Below find selected examples of how Fogarty programs, grantees, partners and staff have made a difference in the field of global health research.

In this photo shot in Kahemba, Dr. Matthew Bramble is pictured wearing a t-shirt and surrounded by a group of children who have been affected by konzo, a paralyzing disease

Preventing paralysis in chidren from konzon​​​

Researchers look to prevent and treat konzo, a paralyzing disease that can occur in impoverished regions where bitter cassava is a food staple.

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A scientist wearing a face shield and white lab coat works with samples in the lab

Fogarty trainees involved in COVID-19 trials

Former Fogarty trainees used their expertise to study the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments at low- and middle-income country trial sites.

Dr. Soka Moses smiling with other volunteers.

Building a bench of researchers in post-Ebola Liberia

Read how two Fogarty-funded programs are helping to build the next generation of researchers in post-Ebola Liberia.