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September / October 2016

African medical education program enters next phase

Two new program concepts outline possible next steps for Fogarty and its partners to plan how to continue to strengthen and expand capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Fogarty awards $3M to support emerging research leaders in developing countries

Inaugural awards made through Fogarty's Emerging Global Leader program provide support for early-career researchers.
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Cuba is new site for NIH-funded research training program

Cuba is the newest training site for an NIH-funded program that gives U.S. students the opportunity to conduct research in an international setting.
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Fogarty program develops bioethics expertise in Uganda

With Fogarty support, Uganda has developed a cadre of bioethics experts, and now offers education tailored to the nation's priorities.
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CDC celebrates 70 years of global health leadership

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is marking 70 years of accomplishments in global health, including training thousands of scientists worldwide.
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