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How Fogarty is Making a Difference
The Fogarty International Center at NIH proudly supports and facilitates global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators; builds partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad; and trains the next generation of scientists to address global health needs. Learn more about Fogarty, and about our role in global health research.
Below find selected examples of how Fogarty programs, grantees, partners and staff have made a difference in the field of global health research.
Our grantees helped to guide local leaders in India as they developed an action plan to protect people from extreme heat.
Fogarty-funded researchers have clearly determined that smoke from waterpipes or hookahs contains an array of harmful chemicals.
Fogarty helped set the stage for an innovative, NIH-supported Alzheimer's prevention trial by training Colombian scientists in cutting-edge neuroscience research.
Former Fogarty trainee Dr. Kogieleum Naidoo contributed to a pivotal study that led to more effective treatment of people co-infected with HIV and TB in her native South Africa.
In just seven years, Fogarty's Research and Policy for Infectious Disease Dynamics group has catalyzed major advances in infectious disease modeling.
Poor quality medicines are a real and urgent threat that could undermine decades of successful efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB.
Updated September 17, 2020