NIH global health research newsletter from Fogarty, with a focus section on how Americans benefit from global health research, and articles on Congressional appropriators considering Fogarty's impact, support for Fogarty at the CUGH annual meeting, and more.

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May / June 2017

Congressional appropriators consider Fogarty's impact

As the Fiscal Year 2018 budget is being discussed in Congress, a number of appropriators have discussed Fogarty's role in global health research.
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U.S. Capitol dome, photo courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

Fogarty cheered by supporters at CUGH annual meeting

Attendees of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health annual meeting applaud Fogarty as an important champion for global health around the world.
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Hands join in the middle of a huddle pictured from above, all wearing bright green Fogarty wristbands

Focus: how Americans benefit from global health research

To protect the health and safety of Americans, Fogarty has for three decades managed grant programs that develop scientific expertise in developing countries.
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Photo by Harold Ruiz/PAHO-WHO. In Brazil, a mother kisses a baby, who has a smaller than usual head

Photo courtesy of Dr. Yakeel Quiroz. A family in Colombia on the porch, mountains in background

Opinion: Empowering developing countries to direct their own research

Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass discusses how the concept of empowerment is central to Fogarty's mission and the research training programs it supports.
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Photo by Richard Lord for Fogarty/NIH, Medical worker points to chest x-ray on lightbox while speaking with a boy and adult

Co-founder of Fogarty's RAPIDD modeling program is remembered

Fogarty senior scientist Dr. Ellis McKenzie was remembered at a special conference for his role in mathematical modeling research, and for the positive change he brought to the careers of researchers.
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Plaque reading Ellis McKenzie Library sits on easel with shelves full of books

Q&A: Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, Ugandan Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation

Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, Uganda's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation and a former Fogarty trainee, discusses Fogarty's impact on his career, and how his training has helped Uganda.
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Elioda Tumwesigye

New fact sheets detail Fogarty history, accomplishments

Fogarty has produced a number of new fact sheets detailing its history, key accomplishments, economic impact and other information. They are available for downloading and easy printing.
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Screen captures of 6 Fogarty fact sheets


As we mark our 50th year, we are featuring comments from members of our community on how Fogarty programs have aided their careers and advanced their research.

Fogarty at 50

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Global Health Matters is produced by the Office of Communications at the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center. For more information, please contact managing editor Ann Puderbaugh, at or 301-496-2075.

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