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Global Health Matters July/August 2023

In this photo Dr. Florencia Luna (center) is seated at a table talking with trainees.

A seat at the table: Diversifying voices in bioethics

Since its inception in 2000, Fogarty’s International Bioethics Training program has aimed to develop expertise so all countries can participate equally in the global dialogue on research ethics.

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Acting Fogarty Director Peter Kilmarx (right) with Alonya Mazhanaya (left) smiling in Warsaw, Poland in June 2023.

Building health research resilience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Acting Director Peter Kilmarx reflects on a June 2023 visit to Warsaw, Poland, where he met with current and former Fogarty trainees including many from Ukraine.

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The photo on this page shows Dr. Alex Kayongo, a Ugandan man wearing a lab coat, consulting with a woman, similarly dressed in a lab coat. She sits and he stands at a desk in his laboratory

Profiling the lung microbiome to fight COPD in Uganda

Dr. Alex Kayongo, a Fogarty-trained investigator, is using bronchoscopies to examine the lung microbiome of Ugandans living with HIV and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Participants sit on a stage at the plenary session at CUGH 2023 on global health in the 21st century

Peru’s research infrastructure, supported by Fogarty, continues to blossom

Beginning in the early 1990s, Fogarty-supported training programs began in earnest in Peru. Three decades later, early trainees have risen through the ranks in Peruvian health research and now train up-and-coming researchers.

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TB drug interactions among people living with HIV in Uganda

Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire studied the correlation between blood concentration of TB drugs and HIV treatment outcomes.

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Building infrastructure for digital health technology in Africa

Deshen Moodley returned to South Africa to train health professionals to use technology.

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