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November / December 2013

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Bill Gates administers polio vaccine to baby, held by mother, another man and woman look on

Bill Gates to deliver 2013 Barmes lecture

Global health philanthropist Bill Gates will visit NIH on Monday, Dec. 2 to present the 2013 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture. The lecture will be webcast live.
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The road ahead for PEPFAR:
Q and A with Ambassador Eric Goosby

Ambassador Eric Goosby, M.D., who stepped down from his position as U.S. AIDS Coordinator, reflects on his tenure and the future of HIV/AIDS research and treatment.
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NIH builds synergy, capacity in Africa

Through H3Africa, MEPI and other programs, NIH is increasing its investment in Africa, adding funds for genomics studies and related training, and building biorepositories and other scientific infrastructure.
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WHO's Chan urges focus on NCDs

According to WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan, no health system in the world is adequately prepared to cope with the looming surge in noncommunicable diseases.
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Fogarty funding spurs global health innovations

Fogarty's Framework Innovations program is funding multidisciplinary teams to identify thorny global health problems and take a solutions-based approach to resolve them.
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Focus on global tobacco use

Tobacco use is rising fastest in low- and middle-income countries, which are least equipped to tackle associated health burdens from cancer, cardiovascular conditions, and other disease and disability.
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