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March / April 2017

Notice to the Fogarty community

Fogarty and NIH operate under a Continuing Resolution through April 28, 2017.

HHS Sec. Tom Price testified at a U.S. Congressional budget hearing [Video] on March 29, 2017. Access a transcript of the hearing.

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Fogarty protects Americans by building pandemic response capacity in Ebola-hit West Africa

A new Fogarty program aims to strengthen scientific expertise at institutions in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone so that when the next outbreak comes, they will be prepared to rapidly respond.
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Photo by John Moore/Getty Images, Health worker in personal protective equipment carries a child suspected of having Ebola in treatment center

Profile: Fogarty Fellow in Liberia tackles Ebola's unseen mental scars

Fogarty Fellow Dr. Gigi Bastien wants to improve understanding of the mental health and psycho-social challenges facing communities and individuals affected by Ebola.
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Dr. Gigi Bastien speaks with a study participant who is seated across from her at a table

NIH-related sessions at Consortium of Universities for Global Health meeting in DC

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) will hold its annual conference April 7 - 9, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Representatives from NIH will participate in a variety of sessions and Fogarty will kick off its 50th year.

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Fogarty@50: send us your stories

As the Center begins to mark its 50th year, we are featuring comments from members of our community on how Fogarty programs have aided their careers and advanced their research.
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  • How has Fogarty impacted your career? Submit your story in text, photo or video link to FICInfo@mail.nih.gov.
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