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Advancing Science for Global Health
Advancing Science for Global Health

Fogarty International Center

A medical illustration of carbpenem-resistant, Acinetobacter sp. Bacteria.

Reckoning with antimicrobial resistance

Resistant pathogens end more lives than HIV/AIDS and malaria. No nation is immune to AMR, yet it is low- and middle-income countries, home to nearly 85% of the world’s population, that shoulder the highest burden.

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Andrew Kim working with samples in a lab with a colleague

Fogarty renews flagship Global Health Fellows & Scholars program: LAUNCH, or "Launching Future Leaders in Global Health Research Training Program," fosters the next generation of global health scientists.

An HIV awareness ribbon in a person's hand

Creating sustainable teen HIV care: Tailoring HIV interventions to adolescents and considering their context were on the agenda at the annual AHISA

Fogarty Fellows & Scholars

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

Dr. Siana Nkya working with her colleagues in a Tanzanian lab

Dr. Siana Nkya tackles sickle cell disease in Tanzania: The former fellow examines the correlation between fetal hemoglobin levels and the severity of the disease.

Global Health Research at NIH

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

Two female researchers in surgical masks in lab work with microscope

Equity in global health research
NIH requests input on greater equity in global health research conducted low- and middle- income countries (LMICs). Comments should be submitted no later than August 1, 2022.


Global Health Research Topics

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

Head shot of Mohamed Seif El-din.

Trauma & injury prevention
Reducing injuries in Egypt: Mohamed Seif El-din credits his Fogarty training with developing his appetite for acquiring knowledge in fields parallel to his own.