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Global Health Matters eNewsletter February 2010

Global Health Matters e-News from Fogarty International Center

February 2010

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President's budget boosts global health

President Barack Obama reinforced his commitment to both global health and biomedical research in his 2011 budget proposal, and has released more details about how he intends to implement his Global Health Initiative.
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New Recovery Act programs announced

Three new Recovery Act funding opportunities for global health research were recently announced by the NIH: to enhance Fogarty's Framework program, to support research involving human subjects and an NIH Director's special initiative.
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Haiti quake converts NIH research site into trauma center and refugee camp

GHESKIO, a longtime NIH partner and Fogarty grantee and Haiti's largest HIV/AIDs organization, has become an emergency field hospital and refugee camp, in addition to continuing its clinical services for patients with AIDS and TB.
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PHOTO: Hatian woman holding young child in her lap seated next to male doctor, squatting

PHOTO: Woman in lab coat in front of computer screen uses hand-held scanner attached to desktop computer

FOCUS on the Middle East


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