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A survey of sub-Saharan African medical schools shows the critical shortage of physicians is the result of the low number of graduates combined with faculty shortages and inadequate financial support.Read full article...
USAID is devoting about $12 million to bolster higher education in Africa through capacity building partnerships designed to nurture local expertise in critical development issues such as health, food security and natural resource management.Read full article...
A multidisciplinary program supported by Fogarty and the National Science Foundation is contributing to the ongoing global tracking of the virulent H5NI strain of human influenza, known as bird flu.Read full article...
NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and ImplementationMarch 21-22, 2011 - Bethesda, MDResearchers, evaluators and implementers engage in dialog, exchange ideas, explore contemporary topics and challenge one another to identify and test research approaches that will advance dissemination and implementation science.
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Limited Competition: Global Research Initiative Program, Basic/Biomedical Sciences (GRIP-BB) (R01) - Deadlines Non-AIDS January 10 2011; AIDS March 10, 2011
Limited Competition: Global Research Initiative Program, Behavioral/Social Sciences (GRIP-BSS) (R01) - Deadlines Non-AIDS January 10 2011; AIDS March 10, 2011
Limited Competition: Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award - Basic Biomedical Sciences (FIRCA-BB) (R03) - Deadline January 10, 2011
Limited Competition: Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award - Behavioral and Social Sciences (FIRCA-BSS) (R03) - Deadline January 10, 2011
Limited Competition: Brain Disorders in the Developing World: Research Across the Lifespan - (BRAIN) (R01) - Deadlines Non-AIDS January 10 2011; AIDS April 11, 2011
Brain Disorders in the Developing World: Research Across the Lifespan - (BRAIN) (R21) - Deadlines Non-AIDS January 10 2011; AIDS April 11, 2011
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COMING SOON Lasker Clinical Research Scholars program, a joint partnership that involves the NIH intramural and extramural communities, as well as the Lasker Foundation, will support exceptional clinical researchers in the early stages of their careers.
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