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Highlight: Advancing the global discussion on standardizing health data

IDRC-supported researchers from Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, and Vietnam attended two international meetings to help shape global discussions on health data.   Why data matters The importance of collecting and storing health data using a standard...

Putting youth to work in sub-Saharan Africa – experts chart policy options

More than 100 experts, including policymakers, researchers, government officials, representatives from international and non-governmental organizations from around the world, gathered in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss policy options to tackle youth...

IDRC at the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia

IDRC and partners from four countries will host a Networking Event as part of the official program of UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia, April 5-11, 2014. The event focuses on how to create safer cities, one of six subthemes...

Highlight: Debating the complexities of health reforms in Latin America

Health researchers and policymakers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico met in Bogotá in November 2013 to share their experiences of health system reform. IDRC and the Health Ministry of Colombia hosted...

Highlight: IDRC's Fast-start funded partners share findings on climate change adaptation

Researchers funded by the Government of Canada’s fast-start climate finance met at a workshop in Panama City to share preliminary findings and discuss their approaches to research on climate change adaptation with decision-makers from various...

Highlight: Tracking China and India's emerging aid policies

India and China are emerging as major sources of funding through overseas philanthropy, private investment, and government aid. The engagement of these and other emerging economies is transforming the landscape of international giving.This trend and...

Fighting poverty with technology: Books explore impacts on lives and livelihoods

IDRC launched two books documenting its contribution to the field of ICT4D at the sixth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development in Cape Town, South Africa, December 7–10, 2013. ICTD is the world’s...

Asia Workshop on Communicating Research for Policy Influence: Gender and Food Security

A 5-day workshop on Communicating Gender and Food Security Research Outcomes for Policy Influence will take place in Mysore, India from February 10-14, 2014. The workshop will be attended by researchers from five Canadian International Food Security...

Highlight: Making evidence count – reducing maternal deaths and improving child health in Nigeria

Research results on reducing maternal deaths and improving child health were announced by the Nigeria Evidence-based Health System Initiative (NEHSI) at a high-level event in Abuja, Nigeria, in October. Approximately 150 people, including senior...

Highlight: IDRC hits the road for the 2013 Canadian University Seminar Series

This fall, IDRC and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) partnered together to showcase developing-country research on maternal and child health issues to Canadian audiences in Vancouver, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland in the...

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