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This is a colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically infected

Focus: Fogarty’s response to Ebola: Where are we now?

Fogarty responded to the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak with grants to shore up the research capacity in the region. We look at where those projects are nearly six years later.

Featured News

A 14-year-old girl receives and HPV vaccine at her school in  Addis Ababa, January 2022

WHO considers single-dose HPV vaccine schedule, making it more feasible to vaccinate more women in low- and middle-income countries.

The crowded streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Poorly maintained vehicles, coupled with crowded roads and hazardous driving conditions cause a high incidence of traffic accidents throughout the country.

Preventing road injuries saves countless lives: Lancet series estimates interventions could prevent 25-40% of fatal road injuries.

Fogarty Fellows & Scholars

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

The photo shows Registered Nurse and Ph.D. Abigail Link treating a patient in Northern Uganda

Dr. Abigail Link evaluates meningitis causes among patients in Uganda: The Fogarty Fellow’s research will paint a more complete picture of the disease in the region.

Global Health Research at NIH

Many of NIH's 27 Institutes and Centers are engaged in global health activities.

Illustrated map showing that sepsis trials are predominantly conducted in high-income countries.

NIAID project to classify sepsis in Africa
Classifying sepsis patients in sub-Saharan Africa into subgroups can lead to tailored diagnostic and treatment strategies.


Global Health Research Topics

Fogarty and its NIH partners invest in a variety of research topics vital to global health.

Photo of Dr. Judith Levy

HIV/AIDS prevention
Using sociology to tackle AIDS in Indonesia: Dr. Judith Levy talks about her NIH-funded project aimed at preventing HIV transmission in Indonesia.