National Institutes of Health in the Tropics


Title:
National Institutes of Health in the Tropics
Creator:
Varmus, Harold
Date:
[July 1998]
Description:
Presented as the Charles Franklin Craig Lecture at the 46th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 12/10/97. Varmus described some of NIH's recent initiatives in global health, especially malaria control, and reflected on the connections between political conditions and health. Later, as president of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he would become more deeply involved in global health efforts through work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Periodical:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Articles
Lectures
Subject:
Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Format:
Text
Extent:
5 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Periodical. Varmus, Harold. "National Institutes of Health in the Tropics." American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 59, 1 ([July 1998]): 24-28. Article. Lecture. 5 Images.. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. URL. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9684621
Legacy ID:
MVBCDW
NLM ID:
101584926X489
Profiles Collection:
The Harold Varmus Papers
Story Section:
Basic Science and Congressional Politics: NIH Director, 1993-1999