At the frontiers of health science: $35 million research program launched
The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Finance, announced the launch of the Canada-Israel Health Research Program in Toronto on behalf of the Minister of Health.
Managed in part by Canada’s IDRC, the seven-year, $35 million program is a...
Safe and Inclusive Cities: A key entry point to addressing fragility
Around the world, urban growth is booming. Job seekers are converging on cities to find work, and in many countries urban slums are sprawling. Fragile cities — where municipal powers fail to provide citizens with basic services and shelter — are...
Highlight: From factory floor to the middle class: Does labour-intensive manufacturing promote economic mobility?
The 48th Asian Development Bank annual meeting was held in Azerbaijan, May 2-5, 2015. IDRC sponsored a seminar on incentivizing employment-intensive manufacturing policies as a strategy for growth and job creation in South Asia. The seminar engaged...
Researchers, health advocates to meet at University of Ghana to debate health policy issues in West Africa
Approximately two dozen mid-career academics, researchers, civil servants, and civil society advocates will gather at the University of Ghana’s School of Public Health June 22-23, 2015 to deliberate how to strengthen health policy and systems within...
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