- NIH Programs Build Synergy, Capacity in Africa
Global Health Matters, November/December 2013
There is a growing synergy among participants in the NIH Common Fund H3Africa and MEPI programs and other NIH initiatives in Africa. Training programs in biomedical research are bearing fruit as the trainees contribute to cutting-edge research throughout Africa.
- Africa: U.S. Expands Health Research Partnerships in Africa
AllAfrica, October 21, 2013
New NIH grants, totaling $17 million, will fund research in Africa including two collaborative centers to address stroke and cervical cancer, and various individual projects to research other health conditions prevalent in Africa.
- A database on global health research in Africa
The Lancet, July 5, 2013
Funding data from nine organizations’ portfolio of research activities in sub-Saharan Africa for 2011 and 2012 have been organized on a website called World RePORT.
- Health care: an African solution
The Lancet, March 26, 2011
In 2006, WHO's World Health Report detailed the perilous state of health-care provision in sub-Saharan Africa. The statistics are familiar to anyone with an interest in global health.
- US Funding to train 140,000 African healthcare workers
Mail & Guardian (South Africa), March 9, 2011
A new programme, funded largely by the United States President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (Pepfar), will provide $130-million in grants to African institutions, with the aim of strengthening medical education and research training.
- Developing Health Workforce Capacity in Africa
Science, 3 December 2010, Vol. 330
As we mark World AIDS Day, it is important to assess the relationship between the challenges of AIDS prevention and control and the huge gaps in the health workforce needed to address these and other critical shortages.
- African medical education gets a $130 million boost in NIH/PEPFAR initiative
Nature, October 07, 2010
When Francis Collins first took the helm at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) last year, he marked global health as one of five “themes” that would receive special priority from his office.