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Fact Sheet Series: Why Invest in NIH?

November 1, 2021


By ensuring steady and sustainable annual increases to the budget for the National Institutes of Health, Congress can save and improve lives, advance innovation and fuel the economy. This series of fact sheets explores the many other reasons why it is essential to invest in medical research and #keepNIHstrong.

  1. Responding to COVID-19 (download now)
  2. Reducing the Human & Economic Toll of Disease (download now)
  3. Making Amazing Things Possible (download now)
  4. Developing the Next Generation of Researchers (download now)
  5. Enabling Patient Stories (coming soon)


More information about this “Why Invest in NIH?” fact sheet series is available at