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U.S., Mali Cooperate on Tropical Diseases

U.S. ambassador Folmsbee and Malian minister Tall shake hands as others in room clap after signing memorandum.

U.S. ambassador to Mali Paul A. Folmsbee (l) and Malian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Mountaga Tall recently signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research on and training in tropical and infectious diseases.

Photo: U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

U.S. ambassador to Mali Paul A. Folmsbee and Malian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Mountaga Tall recently signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research on and training in tropical and infectious diseases.

The United States and the Republic of Mali most recently collaborated on containing the spread of the Ebola virus epidemic outbreak in Mali last year.

NIAID maintains an International Center for Excellence in Research (ICER) in Mali to develop and sustain research programs through partnerships with local scientists. Read more about the Mali ICER Program at www.niaid.nih.gov/about/organization/dir/Pages/maliICER.aspx.

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