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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a U.S.-based, non-profit organization whose members serve as advisors to the nation on issues related to science, technology, engineering, and medicine. The society is comprised of peer-elected scientists regarded for their distinguished contributions to research. NAS members actively contribute to the scientific community domestically and abroad. Over 500 NAS members have won Nobel Prices, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal is internationally recognized.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), CARE acts as the co-chair of the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Task Force of the Interagency Gender Working Group. The working group’s activities include GBV Task force planning, as well as the planning, hosting, and implementing of several Brown Bag series and learning events in the United States.

The National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, operates as a biomedical research facility. The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) raises funds and creates public-private partnerships to support the advancement of scientific research to improve health globally. The Foundation for the NIH unites experts and resources around common biomedical research goals to improve health domestically and abroad.