East Asia and the Pacific region news, resources and funding for global health researchers
Intramural and extramural scientists supported by NIH carry out a number of collaborative research efforts with colleagues in East Asia and the Pacific. While some activities take place under the auspices of bilateral programs, the majority of collaborations are initiated by scientists to meet their own research objectives.
Countries in Region
Australia, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Mongolia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Philippines, Pacific Islands, Timor – Leste, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam.
NIH Funded Research Impacting East Asia and the Pacific
grant funding to U.S. universities, NIH facilitates international collaboration throughout East Asia and the Pacific in all areas of the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Disclosure of HIV status and associated clinical outcomes of children and adolescents living with HIV in Asia
Fogarty-IeDEA Mentorship Program (FIMP) fellow Johanna Beulah Sornillo, lead author
AIDS Care, February 15, 2023
Cultivating oral health research within and beyond Thailand’s borders: Q&A with Dr. Waranuch Pitiphat
Global Health Matters, Jan /Feb 2023
Research improves health among Mongolian livestock herders
Nov / Dec 2020
Global Health Matters
Estimation of disease burden and clinical severity of COVID-19 caused by Omicron BA.2 in Shanghai, February-June 2022 co-authored by Fogarty’s Kaiyuan Sun
Emerging Microbes & Infections, November 21, 2022
Assessing the feasibility of sustaining SARS-CoV-2 local containment in China in the era of highly transmissible variants co-authored by Fogarty’s Kaiyuan Sun & Cécile Viboud
BMC Medicine, November 15, 2022
SRP, Pacific Basin Consortium promote health in a changing climate
Environmental Factor, November 2022
U.S. Government Resources
Tina Chung, M.P.H.
Regional Director for East Asia and the Pacific
Division of International Relations
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31 Room B2C11
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 496-4784
FAX: (301) 480-3414
Updated May 10, 2023