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January / February 2017

Humanitarian Paul Farmer discusses global health equity

Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, addressed global health equity as he presented the Barmes Global Health Lecture at NIH in December 2016.
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Fogarty invests $10M in trauma, injury training

​Fogarty is funding projects to train investigators in low- and middle-income countries to research the most effective ways to prevent and treat injuries.
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Looking forward to 2017 with optimism

​Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass is feeling energized to begin the new year, with so many opportunities to advance global health on the horizon.
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Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Q and A with former Fogarty trainee
Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Former Fogarty trainee Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, now Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, discusses the impact of Fogarty on her career, and the future of U.S.-India research collaborations.
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Profile: Fogarty Fellow Dr Emmanuel Balandya studies sickle cell immunity

Dr. Emmanuel Balandya hopes data from his research in Tanzania as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow on immune cells in sickle cell disease will bring more interventions to Africa.
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Focus: Big data for infectious disease surveillance, modeling

A team of scientists led by the NIH reviewed the growing body of research on big data and has published its analyses in a special issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
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