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A woman and her child stand at the bottom of a basin that used to be the community watering hole near the small town of Aje, Ethiopia

NIH awards help broaden climate change research

Supplemental funding helps grantees explore the impact of environmental changes on health from how land use alters the spread of disease to how extreme weather affects road safety.

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Dr. Lali Mikishivili reviews a TB patient's x-ray at the Georgian National Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Treatment for drug-resistant TB still effective with lower dosage and fewer side effects

A Fogarty partnership between Emory University and Georgian National Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NCTLD) was central to this groundbreaking trial.

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A group of women observe as a man holds up a leaf  from crops growing under a makeshift greenhouse

Fogarty webinar series highlights food and nutrition insecurity

The three-part series will explore the relationship of food insecurity to health, and present innovative projects from various countries that can be adapted to the U.S. to address this global challenge. Webinars take place November 3, 10, and 21.

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Participants learn about a study taking place at the Centre for Chronic Disease Control in India

AFREHealth focuses on decolonization & disparities

The topic of decolonization ran through the symposium’s sessions, especially in view of the ongoing disparities brought into sharper focus by the pandemic.

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Miho Uchida, a technician from the Japan Self-Defense Forces Dental Corps, shows a Tongan citizen how to brush teeth more efficiently at a health fair during Pacific Partnership 2013

Integrating oral and general health is essential



The photograph shows a large blue, green and black patterned pit viper known as a cotton mouth in the Amazon

Focus: Antivenom, an essential medicine in need of a 21st century makeover




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