NIH global health research newsletter from Fogarty, with a focus section on the International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) program, and articles on ecouraging female leaders in global health, and more.

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July / August 2017

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros consults with NIH during US tour

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, met with NIH leadership, among others, during a visit to the U.S. prior to assuming office.
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Francis Collins, Teros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Roger Glass give a thumbs-up to the camera

Aerial view of the Clinical Center (Building 10), NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

House proposal preserves Fogarty, boosts NIH by $1B

The U.S. House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee with oversight of HHS funding has approved a bill that would continue support for Fogarty for fiscal year 2018.
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NIH CTSA Programs may benefit from global health research collaborations

U.S. researchers involved in Indiana University's Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program have gained insights into health challenges from colleagues working overseas.
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Dr. Debra Litzelman pictured with woman holding a baby at a research site in Kenya

IRSDA grantee Dr Marcy Balunas trains two female researchers in a lab

Two researchers in lab wearing protective gear, one seated uses tweezers to examine specimen

Focus on the International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) program

Fogarty's program to nurture early-career scientists has successfully developed a cadre of productive, independent global health researchers.

How can we encourage female leaders in global health?

Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass considers factors that could help to close the gender gap in global health leadership
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Dr. Michele Barry speaks into a microphone while seated on a dais with four women during a panel discussion at a conference

Dr. Lily Gutnik in operating room operates on patient who is under cover on the operating table

Profile: Fogarty Fellow Dr Lily Gutnik boosts breast cancer screening in Malawi

As a Fulbright-Fogarty fellow in Malawi, Dr. Lily Gutnik studied how to change perceptions of breast cancer and increase the number of women who are screened for the disease.
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