Notice of Intent to Publish a New Funding Opportunity that will Reconfigure and Consolidate The Millennium Promise Awards: Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Research Training Program (NCoD)

Notice Number: NOT-TW-10-457

Key Dates
Release Date: May 21, 2010

Issued by
Fogarty International Center (FIC) (


The John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) intends to issue a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for an International Research and Training Award program for Non-Communicable Diseases.

This notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive proposals.  This FOA is expected to be published in the Summer of 2010. 


The Fogarty International Center (FIC) announces its intention to reconfigure and consolidate three FIC international research training programs into an International Research Training Award Program for Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders (NCD) (D43). The Millennium Promise Awards:  Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Research Training Program (NCoD) (PAR-08-175) will be one of the programs that will be reconfigured and consolidated into the new NCD program. 

The reasons for this consolidation are the:

  1. Need to align these programs more closely to the Fogarty International Center strategic plan and address the shifting global burden of disease and disability (;
  2. Desire to place a greater emphasis on training across the research continuum including basic biomedical, clinical, translation and implementation science for NCDs.

The details of this consolidation will be described in a future Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for this consolidated program.



Interested parties may contact:

Dr. Yvonne Njage, M.D.
Program Officer
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr., Bldg. 31, Room B2C39
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Tel: 301-496-1653
Fax: 301-402-0779

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