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The Fogarty International Center, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports basic, clinical and applied research and training for U.S. and foreign investigators working in the developing world.

Overview fact sheet

Overview of the Fogarty International Center at NIH

To protect the health and safety of Americans, Fogarty has for three decades managed grant programs that develop scientific expertise in developing countries, ensuring there is local capacity to detect and address pandemics at their point of origin, contain outbreaks and minimize their impact.

Fact sheet on building global health leaders

Building global health leaders since 1968

Over the decades, Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders, extending the frontiers of science and accelerating discovery.

Fact sheet on Congressman John Edward Fogarty

Congressman John Edward Fogarty:
a champion for global health research

Over the course of his 27 years in Congress, Rep. John Edward Fogarty (D-RI) was a champion for NIH and for the value of medical research.

Fact sheet on Strengthening the global health research workforce

Strengthening the global health research workforce

Fogarty supports programs that harness American institutions and global partners to train future global health leaders and develop scientific talent around the world to tackle complex health challenges.

Fact sheet on Fogarty research and research training programs

Fogarty research and research training programs

As part of its mission, Fogarty invests in research training for U.S. and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) scientists who serve on the front lines of the fight against diseases that threaten populations around the world and in the United States.

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Updated May 1, 2023

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