U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

NIH: Fogarty International Center NIH: Fogarty International Center
Advancing Science for Global Health
Advancing Science for Global Health

Fogarty International Center

Latin American girl eats watermelon outside a street vendor stall

NIH marks two major milestones in cancer research

Two significant anniversaries are being marked by the NIH’s National Cancer Institute (NCI)—50 years since passage of the National Cancer Act (NCA) and 10 years since its Center for Global Health (CGH) was established.

COVID-19: COVID-19 public health information from the US CDC | COVID-19 research information from the US NIH | Español | COVID-19 resources for global health researchers

Featured News

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan speaks at recent ESSENCE meeting

WHO chief evaluates COVID-19 response: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan on the need to continue to push for improved health research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

A midwife counsels pregnant women in a classroom in Ghana

Transforming maternity care in Ghana: Dr. Veronica Dzomeku is using an Emerging Global Leader Award to try to transform the culture of disrespectful maternity care in Ghana

Fogarty Fellows

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

Dr. Hagan works with a mother holding her infant

Dr. Jose Hagan participated in Fogarty’s inaugural cohort of Scholars and Fellows in 2004 and then again in 2011. "I just saw the opportunities that were immediately in front of me and appreciated where they might take me next."

Dr. Jose Hagan, Team lead, WHO Disease Elimination Program


Global Health Research at NIH

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

Dr. Albeena Nisa (left) and  Larry Moses (right) smile for a photo in the NCI lab.

To advance cancer research and cultivate global partnerships, the NIH’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) has been providing training to foreign scientists in its Bethesda labs since 2010

Global Health Research Topics

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