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Addressing the Emergence and Spread of Leishmaniasis in the Borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay

Leishmaniasis is one of the most significant vector-borne diseases worldwide, with more than 2 million new cases recorded every year. In South America, both cutaneous leishmaniasis (skin infections) and the more severe visceral form of the disease …

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Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutrition

Ongoing research in Malawi shows that agro-ecological farming strategies—especially intercropping with legumes—bring many benefits in the context of climate change: healthier soils, improved nutrition, and more resilient farming systems. According...


News

Eight science journalists win scholarships to attend Ecohealth 2014 conference in Montréal

22/07/2014

IDRC is pleased to announce the eight winners of the 2014 Ecohealth Scholarships, an  international science journalist competition organized by the World Federation of Science Journalists.More than 200 journalists applied for the scholarships. The...

Canadian researchers to share results at global AIDS conference

18/07/2014

Canada’s International Development Research Centre is deeply saddened by the loss of top HIV/AIDS experts in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 17. They were on their way to Melbourne, Australia, to attend the 20th International AIDS...

Events

Highlight: IDRC Research Partner is Lead Discussant at Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting

18/05/2014

IDRC grantee, Professor Srinath Reddy, President of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) was lead discussant at the yearly Commonwealth Health Ministers. This meeting was held before the World Health Assembly in Geneva on May 18, 2014...

IDRC Forum - Opportunity calls: Booming innovation in Africa

11/06/2014

The International Economic Forum of the Americas (Conférence de Montréal) IDRC Forum on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:30 a.m. to noon Fairmont Queen Elizabeth 900 René Lévesque Blvd. W. Montreal, Quebec Opportunity calls: Booming innovation in...

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Ongoing research in Malawi shows that agro-ecological farming strategies—especially intercropping with legumes—bring many benefits in the context of climate change: healthier soils, improved nutrition, and more resilient farming systems. According...
Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutritionCommunity and evidence-based approaches to healthcare curriculum in MozambiqueUsing smartphones to improve animal health and food securityART drugs help reduce HIV transmission, Chinese study findsImproving access to healthcare with eHealth in sub-Saharan Africa

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Engaging with communities is critical to helping design healthcare systems and to encourage people to invest in their own health. Cooperation between researchers, community members, and health workers helps to address health concerns and inform...
Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutrition Community and evidence-based approaches to healthcare curriculum in MozambiqueUsing smartphones to improve animal health and food securityART drugs help reduce HIV transmission, Chinese study findsImproving access to healthcare with eHealth in sub-Saharan Africa

Latest Results

A smartphone application developed with IDRC support is helping primary animal health workers (PAHWs) in Laos PDR to quickly and accurately answer questions and treat poultry. The app is also helping farmers raise healthier animals and improve their...
Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutritionCommunity and evidence-based approaches to healthcare curriculum in Mozambique Using smartphones to improve animal health and food securityART drugs help reduce HIV transmission, Chinese study findsImproving access to healthcare with eHealth in sub-Saharan Africa

Latest Results

Providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) to the HIV-positive partner in couples where only one person has HIV can reduce HIV transmission rates, at least in the short term, a Chinese study has found. Results of the study, led by IDRC Research Chair...
Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutritionCommunity and evidence-based approaches to healthcare curriculum in MozambiqueUsing smartphones to improve animal health and food security ART drugs help reduce HIV transmission, Chinese study findsImproving access to healthcare with eHealth in sub-Saharan Africa

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Health systems across Africa are hindered by inadequate resources and growing disease burdens. Access to timely and affordable health services is needed to manage diseases and improve health and well-being. The growing field of electronic health...
Adapting to climate change in Malawi by improving soils and nutritionCommunity and evidence-based approaches to healthcare curriculum in MozambiqueUsing smartphones to improve animal health and food securityART drugs help reduce HIV transmission, Chinese study finds Improving access to healthcare with eHealth in sub-Saharan Africa
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