Global Health Research Topics
The Fogarty International Center and its NIH partners invest in research on a variety of topics vital to global health. For each of these global health research topics, find an in-depth collection of news, resources and funding from Fogarty, the NIH, other U.S. government agencies, nongovernmental organizations and others.
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Focus on One Health research: a holistic approach to
(2 days ago) The One Health movement aims to integrate the efforts of multiple disciplines to improve health for people, animals and the environment. It has become a global effort, including annual conferences that bring scientists and policymakers together to consider how to control existing and emerging infectious diseases. Since the majority of diseases
Opinion: Decolonizing and democratizing global health are
(5 days ago) A renewed effort to decolonize and democratize global health has recently been gathering steam, especially among college students, who are questioning the fairness of the existing framework and are calling for a shift in leadership and broader knowledge sharing.
Scientists study intersection of COVID-19 and HIV
(9 days ago) By January W. Payne. Although studies in high-income countries don’t indicate greater health risks for people with HIV who develop COVID-19, there is not enough information to know whether that holds true in low- and middle-income countries.
Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth
(Just Now) The Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) program supports the development of institutions in low- or middle-income countries (LMICs) serving as regional hubs for collaborative research, data management, research training, curriculum and outreach material development, and policy support around high-priority local, national
Scientist studies the moringa plant’s medicinal
(1 days ago) “I think moringa can be a smart tool in our toolbox of strategies to approach global health needs in an environmentally and socially conscious way.” More Information About Dr. Carrie Waterman's grant Reducing the burden of chronic inflammation through dietary integration of moringa oleifera funded through Fogarty's International Research
Organization and Staff
(5 days ago) Fogarty's offices and divisions work together to support global health research and research training programs that improve health and generate data and concepts to guide national and international global health policies - including analyses of social, ethical and economic issues.
Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) Working in Global
(6 days ago) The Global Health Network - A collection of websites and online communities supporting global health researchers by facilitating collaboration and resource sharing. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) - Represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA's purpose is to
Fogarty Funding Opportunities
(3 days ago) Fogarty's global health research and research training programs offer a variety of funding opportunities. Find upcoming application deadlines, announcements from the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) and more information about Fogarty programs.
GLOBAL HEALTH MATTERS
(8 days ago) GLOBAL HEALTH MATTERS Fogarty International Center National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services . Center honored by global health leaders. T. he Fogarty International Center’s D-N.J., for their global health leadership in 40th anniversary gala brought Congress. together leaders from Congress, federal
Global Health Careers
(1 days ago) Global Health Career Information from ExploreHealthCareers.org, a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers. Global Health Council Job Board offers resources for employers and job seekers. Search
US Government Agencies
(8 days ago) US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps: The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is an elite team of more than 6,500 full-time, well-trained, highly qualified public health professionals dedicated to delivering the Nation's public health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science.
Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2019 study highlights NCD
(3 days ago) A worldwide crisis of chronic diseases and failure of public health to stem the rise in preventable risk factors have left populations vulnerable to acute health emergencies such as COVID-19, according to the 2019 Global Burden of Disease study. “Most of these risk factors are preventable and treatable, and tackling them will bring huge social and economic benefits.
International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA
(3 days ago) Applications are invited from early career investigators from any health-related discipline who propose career development activities and a research project that is related to the health priorities of the LMIC. Recent Awards. View a full list of International Research Scientist Development Awards by principal investigator. Frequently Asked
One Health news, resources and funding for global health
(Just Now) One Health news, resources and funding for global health researchers Researchers may never discover exactly how the current novel coronavirus outbreak began, but they agree that as humans have changed the way they interact with animals and the environment, emerging infectious diseases are …
Mobile health (mHealth) news, resources and funding for
(2 days ago) Mobile health, or mHealth, uses mobile technologies as tools and platforms for health research and healthcare delivery. Although cellphones and other new technologies are increasingly used in research and health care, very limited data are available to determine their impact.
Funding news for global health researchers April 19, 2021
(4 days ago) Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 2021 annual meeting explores COVID-19 and health equity On behalf of the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the following funding opportunities, notices and announcements may be of interest to those working in the field of global health research.
Funding news for global health researchers April 26, 2021
(4 days ago) Subscribe to Funding News for Global Health Researchers. NIH global health news: View and subscribe to Fogarty's Global Health Matters newsletter Featured Fogarty News and Information. Training neglected populations to use the tool of research, a Q and A with TDR's Dr John Reeder
Funding news for global health researchers May 3, 2021
(4 days ago) Fogarty’s Center for Global Health Studies will host a virtual launch event May 17 - 20, 2021 in association with “Lessons from the field: Confronting the challenges of health research in humanitarian crises,” a Conflict and Health / BMC Public Health collection. Each daily session will feature case study authors, project Steering
People in the news
(3 days ago) Georgia health commissioner named CDC Director. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has been appointed to lead the CDC. An obstetrician-gynecologist, she has been commissioner of the Georgia Public Health Department for the past six years. As a major in the U.S. Air Force, she served at bases in Michigan and Washington, D.C.
Toolkit Part 1: Implementation Science Methodologies and
(Just Now) This toolkit is a product of and for the Learning Collaborative for Implementation Science in Global Brain Disorders, which was initiated and is hosted by the Center for Global Health Studies at the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was developed in collaboration with members of the Learning Collaborative.
NIH, Gates Foundation collaborate to develop gene-based
(4 days ago) SCD and HIV are major health burdens in low-resource communities around the world. Approximately 95% of the 38 million people living with HIV globally are in the developing world, with 67% in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), half of whom are living untreated. Fifteen million babies will be born with SCD globally over the next 30 years, with about 75%
Q and A with NEI's Dr Gyan ("John") Prakash, PhD, MBA
(9 days ago) As associate director at the National Eye Institute's Office of International Programs - Office of Global Health, Dr. John Prakash plays a key role in overseeing his Institute's international involvement in eye disease research and training.
(9 days ago) Statements and Opinion Pieces. Hoping for a healthier and more equitable future - February 2021; How the global research community is benefiting from virtual engagement - December 2020; Now is the time to catalyze data science and health innovation in Africa - October 2020; Decolonizing and democratizing global health are difficult, but vital goals - August 2020
Maternal and child health news, resources and funding for
(1 days ago) Maternal and child health news, resources and funding for global health researchers Fogarty has a strong commitment to improving the health of children, adults, families and communities throughout the world. Several Fogarty programs currently address issues related to maternal and child health, including vaccinations, trauma, birth defects
March / April 2021 Global Health Matters Newsletter
(5 days ago) Global Health Matters is produced by the Office of Communications at the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center. For more information about Global Health Matters , please contact the managing editor, Ann Puderbaugh, at [email protected] or 301-496-2075.
People in the global health news
(3 days ago) Honoree Dr. Michelle Williams is dean of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and holds a joint faculty appointment at Harvard’s Chan and Kennedy schools. She is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health scientist, an award-winning educator and a widely recognized academic leader.
Focus on biomedical engineering in Africa: Fogarty
(1 days ago) Mobile health is powerful platform for healthcare. With the ubiquity of cellphones in much of Africa, mobile health holds tremendous potential for extending healthcare services to remote areas and poor people in Africa. One section of the text is devoted to exploring these opportunities.
Global Brain Disorders Research (R01 R21)
(9 days ago) The Lancet Global Health, Sep 2017; Global Brain Disorders grantee redirects efforts to tackle Zika virus May/Jun 2017 Global Health Matters; Grantee news: Challenges remain in HIV care in Africa University of Rochester Medical Center news, December 21, 2016; NIH funds research network to …
Voices of MEPI Junior Faculty fellows: Dr Tsitsi Monera
(8 days ago) My association with the MEPI program gave me clout so I was invited to work with the health ministry on HIV management and to help write COVID-19 guidelines. Here in Zimbabwe, we recently started regulating formulated herbal supplements and I am on the …
Oral and dental health news, resources and funding for
(8 days ago) Oral health is an increasingly important part of overall health. According to a World Health Organization oral health fact sheet, oral diseases are the most common noncommunicable diseases and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.
Genomics focus for Fogarty, NIH grantee contributes to
(7 days ago) His first NIH grant was a Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award (FIRCA) and he is now a Principal Investigator on the NIH’s Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) project. He has won numerous honors for his accomplishments, including the 2019 African Prize from the …
Program Evaluation Framework
(4 days ago) Fogarty makes use of case studies during an evaluation to enable a detailed contextual analysis of a complex program and its impacts (e.g. policy, health systems delivery). Interviews An interview denotes a deliberate conversation where questions are asked by an investigator (i.e. interviewer) to obtain new or clarifying information.
Collins says global health is one of his top priorities
(2 days ago) "He is a global thinker and global health research is clearly in his vision as a new and challenging frontier of biomedical science," says Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass. Before leaving NHGRI in 2008 after 15 years, Collins was manager of the International HapMap Project, a private-public research collaboration to discover, describe and
February 9, 2021 Advisory Board Meeting Open Session
(4 days ago) Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences . FIC Advisory Board Meeting (Open Session) February 9, 2021 Virtual meeting via Zoom. Virtual Meeting Access. Registration for virtual Fogarty Advisory Board Meeting open session via Zoom Public
Dr Jeremy Farrar of Wellcome Trust addresses global health
(9 days ago) The health impact will be profound, and warning signs are there, he said, pointing to air pollution and new environments favorable to mosquitoes. “I think re-linking climate change and human health and animal health and agriculture and nutrition is an absolute nexus that we have to bring back together because the impacts of climate change are
Mobile Health Technology and Outcomes in LMICs (R21 R33
(1 days ago) Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries supports exploratory and developmental research to study the development, validation, feasibility and effectiveness of innovative mobile health (mHealth) interventions or tools specifically suited for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The overall goals of the
Women advocate for leadership roles in global health
(9 days ago) Hosted by WomenLift Health, the virtual symposium showcased women scientists in leadership roles in Asia and Africa. While many sessions highlighted the value of women in global health efforts, panelists also shared evidence of the gaps and barriers to gender equity in scientific institutions, including unequal pay and underrepresentation.
Toolkit: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation in Global
(4 days ago) This toolkit is a product of and for the Learning Collaborative for Implementation Science in Global Brain Disorders, which was initiated and is hosted by the Center for Global Health Studies at the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was developed in collaboration with members of the Learning Collaborative
Women advocate for leadership roles in global health
(3 days ago) HEALTH . MATTERS. Women advocate for leadership roles in global health . By Susan Scutti. Former Fogarty trainee. examines nanomedicines for TB treatment . . . p. 5. Three days in the company of scientific trailblazers at the annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference demonstrated, once again, that the personal is political.
People in the news
(9 days ago) Former Fogarty trainee is Peru’s new health minister. Dr. Patricia Garcia, a former Fogarty trainee and principal investigator on numerous Fogarty-funded projects, is the new Minister of Health in Peru.Garcia was public health dean at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and also had affiliations with the University of Washington and Tulane University.
Global Health Resources
(Just Now) Global health is a topic of growing interest at NIH, on college campuses, across governments and among non-governmental organizations, foundations and corporations. Here are some resources that detail just some of these global health activities. Please feel free to suggest additional resources to [email protected] Global Health at NIH
Research advances in China improve health globally
(1 days ago) Chinese health and research information and resources from other organizations. China country statistics, profile and news from the World Health Organization (WHO) People’s Republic of China health system review PAHO/WHO Health Systems in Transition, September 2015; Resources and publications related to this article:
Virtual Global Forum on Humanitarian Health Research
(8 days ago) Accordingly, the meeting will feature case studies describing health research experiences from settings beset with multiple, concurrent humanitarian crises. Case studies may describe health-related research in any type of humanitarian crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, as long as more than one crisis affects the study population.
Voices of MEPI Junior Faculty fellows: Dr Patience A
(5 days ago) BMC Health Services Research, August 9, 2019 Dr. Patience Muwanguzi's publication history via National Library of Medicine's PubMed Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Junior Faculty Research Training
Country Eligibility for Fogarty International Training
(1 days ago) This change does not affect the eligibility rules for any other grant from any other component of the National Institutes of Health. This does not preclude UMIC G20 country trainees from eligibility for Fogarty research training programs if their participation is specifically outlined in a bi-lateral agreement between Fogarty and international
Neurological and mental disorders and diseases news
(8 days ago) Neurological and mental disorders and diseases news, resources and funding for global health researchers Fogarty and the NIH invest in research to address a number of neurological and mental disorders and diseases.
Rotavirus vaccination in South Africa: Understanding
(Just Now) Wits Health Consortium Principal Investigator(s) (PI) Groome, Michelle Jennifer Project Contact Information. Email: [email protected] Year(s) Awarded. 2016-2020 Collaborating Country. South Africa. Collaborators. Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Johns Hopkins University National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), South Africa