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Advancing Science for Global Health
Advancing Science for Global Health

Fogarty International Center

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Tackling unhealthy environments:
It takes a network

Global Environmental and Occupational Health hubs, supported by Fogarty and its partners, are helping to develop a critical mass of LMIC scientists who understand how the environment triggers disease, identify effective interventions and spur policy changes to improve health.

Fogarty Trainees

Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders.

Headshot of Dr. Vonthanak Saphonn

“I was inspired ... to return to Cambodia and nurture the next generation of researchers.”

Dr. Vonthanak Saphonn
National Institute of Public Health, Cambodia
Former Fogarty HIV/AIDS trainee