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Input Sought on Updating NIH Mission Statement

NIH recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) inviting feedback on a proposed update to the NIH mission statement. It’s important that the statement accurately reflect NIH’s goal of turning scientific discoveries into better health for all. 

The RFI is now open and will close on Friday, Nov. 24. Input is sought broadly from NIH staff, NIH-funded institutions, scientific and professional societies, the clinical practice community, advocacy organizations and the public. 

Review the RFI at and share your input at

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