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HIV/AIDS news, resources and funding for global health researchers

Fogarty has made significant investments in research training to combat HIV/AIDS. The AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP) was the first of its kind and has built public health capacity in 100 low- and middle-income countries. A second program, International Implementation, Clinical, Operational and Health Services Research Training Award for AIDS and Tuberculosis (IICOHRTA-AIDS/TB) was developed to strengthen the capacity to conduct clinical research and implementation science, including operations and health services research focused on HIV infection, TB, and HIV/TB co-infection prevention, care and treatment. The programs have been combined to form the Fogarty HIV Research Training Program.

The lack of health professionals trained to cope with AIDS remains an obstacle to in sub-Saharan Africa, where the illness is the leading cause of death. To address this, HHS partnered with the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to transform medical education in sub-Saharan Africa. The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI), administered by Fogarty and HRSA, is designed to increase the quantity and quality of health care workers and researchers throughout the region.

Recent Global HIV/AIDS News and Resources

Related Fogarty News and Information

Dr. Moses uses stethoscope to listen to a woman’s chest in an exam room.
Photo courtesy of Dr. Moses

Fogarty funded trainee Dr. Agnes Moses
worked to help prevent mother-to-child
transmission of HIV in Malawi

Fogarty Trainees

Fogarty trainees are making a difference in global fight against HIV/AIDS.

NIH News and Resources

Woman wearing plastic gloves holds the arm of a man in front of a mobile health clinic.
Photo by Bob Ross, courtesy of UCSD

A Fogarty grantee counsels an intravenous drug user
while training HIV/AIDS researchers in the US-Mexico
border region

NIH HIV/AIDS Research News

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Updated December 21, 2021