Top global health research stories of 2017

December 7, 2017

The Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health is looking back to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of the global health research community throughout the past year. These articles and in-depth focus sections topped the list for readers and editors of Fogarty's Global Health Matters newsletter so far in 2017.

Collage of images from Fogarty's top global health research stories of 2017 

 
  1. Focus on how Americans benefit from global health research:

  2. Grantees assessed the long-term benefits of Fogarty training during a session at International AIDS Society meeting

  3. Fogarty's investment in early-career scientists through the International Research Scientist Development Award are paying off

  4. Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass explores how we can conduct research in humanitarian crises

  5. A team of scientists led by the NIH reviewed the growing body of research on the use of big data to advance infectious disease surveillance and modeling

  6. Technology designed for Africa is helping the U.S. fight disease and save money

  7. How can we encourage female leaders in global health?

  8. Focus on how Fogarty is building research capacity to fight noncommunicable diseases (NCDs):

  9. Scientists gathered to review the achievements of Fogarty's Global Infectious Diseases research training program

  10. Q and A with Dr. John Nkengasong, a former Fogarty trainee who is now director of the new Africa CDC

  11. Focus on how Fogarty is leading the effort to study how to prevent childhood obesity in Latin America

  12. Fogarty funds additional grants to support research training in Ebola-affected countries

Collage photos:

Row 1: by David Snyder for Fogarty/NIH; courtesy of Fogarty
Row 2: by Sean Flynn/UConn; by Dr. Karen Levy
Row 3: © 2006 Budi Yanto, courtesy of Photoshare; courtesy of emocha Mobile Health
Row 4: © 2003 Vijay Sureshkumar, courtesy of Photoshare; courtesy of CUGH
Row 5: by Beronica Infante, Cayetano Heredia University; by David Snyder for Fogarty/NIH
Row 6: by Cleopatra Adedeji/CDC, CC BY 2.0; courtesy of Dr. Roger I. Glass/Fogarty​​

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