The NIHis the agency that conducts research on diseases around the world. The organization is the largest biomedical research agency in the worldand works to prevent disease and improve health for individuals across the globe. They are primarily a research organization and help provide data and information needed to form cures and treatments for various diseases.
They research causes, prevention methods, and potential cures for human diseases, as well as the effects that environmental contaminants can have on our biology. They also direct programs for the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information across health organizations, fueling the cooperation necessary to cure diseases and improve overall health and wellness. The research they provide is essential to improving human health.