The OGH facilitates international research and coordinates the HIV/AIDS portfolio at the NICHD. Learn more about the mission and activities of OGH. The office was established in 1998 as the Office of Prevention Research and International Programs (PRIP). In response to the rapid expansion of global health and prevention research, PRIP was restructured in 2008 to form two offices: OGH and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
OGH seeks to improve overall health worldwide by providing leadership, coordination, and support for NICHD’s global heath mission and activities. The office, which resides in the NICHD Office of the Director, collaborates with the NICHD’s Divisions, and Offices and other NIH and DHHS entities in:
In implementing these activities, OGH works in partnership with multiple national and global health organizations, including the U.S. Department of State, embassies of foreign countries, foreign ministries of health, research organizations and universities in the United States and abroad, and representatives of international health and non-government organizations.
Some of the global activities that the OGH coordinates and directs include the following:
For more information, contact:Office of Global Health (OGH)NICHD, NIH, DHHS6100 Executive Blvd., Room 2A01, MSC 7510Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 USAPhone +01 301-435-7565 (main office number)Fax +01 301-435-0009
Dr. Vesna KutlesicOffice of Global Health (OGH)NICHD, NIH, DHHS6100 Executive Blvd., Room 2A01, MSC 7510Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 USAPhone +01 301-435-7566Fax +01 301-435-0009
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