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Global Health Matters January/February 2023

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Leadership Transition at Fogarty

Peter Kilmarx, M.D., has stepped in as Acting Director of the Fogarty International Center and Acting Associate Director, Global Health Research, NIH. Rachel Sturke, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.I.A., will step in as Acting Deputy Director for the Center. Kilmarx joined Fogarty in 2015; Sturke has been with the Center since 2006.

Global Health Fellows & Scholars 20th Anniversary

Fogarty's flagship Global Health Fellows and Scholars program, now known as LAUNCH, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2023!

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Cholera in Haiti: Haitian TB researcher shifts focus to cholera outbreak

Dr. Yvetot Joseph, a research physician in Port-au-Prince, has had to adapt to ensure clinical trials are still completed despite the unforeseen challenges in Haiti.

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Cholera in Haiti: GHESKIO combats cholera outbreak during humanitarian crises in Haiti

Health workers in Haiti are making headway against the spread of cholera by scaling-up treatment centers, implementing oral rehydration points, and conducting vaccination campaigns.

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Celebrating Dr. Roger I. Glass

Dr. Roger I. Glass, best known for his epidemiology studies of diarrheal disease in Bangladesh and development of rotavirus vaccines, enhanced the value and image of Fogarty in the U.S. and abroad during his tenure as longest-serving director.

Cultivating oral health research within and beyond Thailand’s borders: Q&A with Dr. Waranuch Pitiphat

Waranuch Pitiphat has dedicated her life’s work to dental public health. She now runs an NIDCR- and Fogarty-funded grant that builds capacity for oral health research in Thailand and neighboring countries.

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Delegates address health challenges at US-Africa summit

HHS hosted a roundtable on health equity and health systems strengthening during the summit this past December.

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