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Informatics Training for Global Health (ITGH)

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The ITGH Program supports informatics research training in low- and middle-income country institutions in partnership with U.S. institutions and investigators. Training is integrated with ongoing research at the foreign institutions to develop informatics capacity and support research. Training must address the health and informatics needs of the collaborating countries. Prospective students from the countries listed should contact the Principal Investigator.

Request for Applications (TW-09-001)

Application Dates
Letters of intent receipt date:   March 6, 2009
Application receipt date:   April 3, 2009


Flora Katz, Ph.D.

Program Officer
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, B2C39
31 Center Drive MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 402-9591
FAX: (301) 402-0779

Please note. We hyperlinked these items: the Principal Investigator to her/his email address, the Collaborating Country to the WHO database, the Lead Foreign Institution to the institution's home page, the Website to the project home page and the CRISP Abstract to the NIH CRISP database. For presentations, we prepared a PowerPoint slide [PPT 352KB] of a World Map with the names of PIs linked to abstracts in CRISP.

Principal Investigator Collaborating Country Lead Foreign Institution Website CRISP Abstract
Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD
Stanford University Medical Center
South Africa University of the Western Cape The Stanford-South Africa Biomedical Informatics Training Program Stanford - South Africa Biomedical Informatics Program
Chris Seebregts, PhD
Medical Research Council, South Africa
South Africa Medical Research Council, South Africa and University of KwaZulu-Natal Biomedical Informatics Training Program Building Informatics Capacity in Southern Africa
Wafaie W. Fawzi, MD, DrPH
Harvard School of Public Health
United Republic of Tanzania Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences Informatics Training for Public Health in Tanzania Informatics Training for Public Health in Tanzania
Ann Marie Kimball, MD
University of Washington
Peru Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Amauta Global Training in Health Informatics Amauta Health Informatics Research and Training Program
Jessica C. Kissinger, PhD
University of Georgia
Brazil Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou Informatics training grant Informatics training - Brazilian vector/parasitic disease
Frances J. Mather, PhD
Tulane University
Mali University of Bamako   Informatics Training for Global Health in Mali
Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Brazil University of Sao Paulo Informatics Training for Global Health, Brazil Biomedical Research Informatics for Global Health




NIH News Release: June 30, 2003

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