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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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Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child health

For more than a decade, IDRC has supported a large number of researchers, research networks, and global institutions in their efforts to build stronger, more equitable health systems. Equipped with strong evidence, IDRC grantees are leading the way...


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Call for Proposals: IDRC, NIH collaborate on global environmental and occupational health program

16/09/2014

IDRC is pleased to announce its collaboration with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) program. This call invites applications for parallel support from IDRC to GEOHealth Hub...

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...

Events

Highlight: EcoHealth 2014 conference

11/08/2014

More than 500 researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners from 60 countries gathered in Montréal in August for EcoHealth 2014. They shared their perspectives on a research approach that looks at the links between ecosystems and human...

Third Symposium on Health Systems Research, Cape Town, South Africa

30/09/2014

IDRC is proud to participate in the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, September 30 to October 3, 2014.    This year, the Symposium focuses on people-centered health systems. Research, policy...

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For more than a decade, IDRC has supported a large number of researchers, research networks, and global institutions in their efforts to build stronger, more equitable health systems. Equipped with strong evidence, IDRC grantees are leading the way...
Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in BaliStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Latin America and the CaribbeanEcohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia

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Tourism is an important driver of economic growth throughout Southeast Asia. However, a booming tourism industry has caused dramatic changes to populations and ecosystems through rapid urbanization, extensive land development, and the exploitation...
Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child health Reducing the risk of rabies in BaliStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Latin America and the CaribbeanEcohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia

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Vector-borne diseases are a significant public health concern in Latin America and the Caribbean and are responsible for one million years of potential life loss due to premature death or disability. Building on over a decade of ecohealth research...
Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in Bali Strengthening the field of ecohealth research in Latin America and the CaribbeanEcohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia

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From August 11-15, 2014, ecohealth researchers and practitioners from around the world will convene in Montréal for the Ecohealth 2014 Conference. Ecohealth 2014 marks the 5th biennial conference of the International Association for Ecology and...
Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in BaliStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Latin America and the Caribbean Ecohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia

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Agricultural production is rapidly expanding in Southeast Asia. While this can lead to improved food security, nutrition, and income in the region, it also increases the risk of disease, exposure to chemicals, and the loss of biodiversity. The...
Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in BaliStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Latin America and the CaribbeanEcohealth Conferences: Events Highlights Strengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia
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