The growing convergence of infectious and noncommunicable diseases requires a more integrated approach to research and training according to a recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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Humanitarian health should be recognized as a key research priority, according to a recently published article resulting from a Fogarty-supported project.
Fogarty is helping to build scientific capacity to combat Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers in West Africa.
Fogarty and its NIH partners invest in a variety of research topics vital to global health.
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Many of NIH's 27 Institutes and Centers are engaged in global health activities.
NIH and the Gates Foundation are collaborating to develop affordable gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV.
To help train the next generation of global health leaders, Fogarty provides
Fellows and Scholars with collaborative, mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries.
“It’s only by collaborating with partners who understand the local setting that we’ve been able to do anything that really matters - to generate good research that changes people’s lives.”
Dr. Lisa BebellFormer Fogarty Fellow