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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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Ecohealth Conferences: Events Highlights

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...


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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...

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IDRC hosts workshops at Ecohealth 2014 conference

11/08/2014

Join us at the EcoHealth 2014 Conference being held in Montreal, August 11-15. The conference will showcase the diversity that exists within the field of ecohealth research. It will also allow ecohealth researchers and practitioners from around the...

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...

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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...
Ecohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast AsiaTransforming poultry production in Southeast AsiaInvolving urban communities in controlling dengue fever in Latin AmericaHelping communities control <i>leishmaniasis</i> in rural Tunisia

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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...
Ecohealth Conferences: Events Highlights Strengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast AsiaTransforming poultry production in Southeast AsiaInvolving urban communities in controlling dengue fever in Latin AmericaHelping communities control <i>leishmaniasis</i> in rural Tunisia

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Since the widespread outbreaks of avian influenza in China and Southeast Asia in the early 2000s, government policies intended to reduce the risk of future outbreaks have led to thousands of small-scale poultry farmers moving to designated poultry...
Ecohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast Asia Transforming poultry production in Southeast AsiaInvolving urban communities in controlling dengue fever in Latin AmericaHelping communities control <i>leishmaniasis</i> in rural Tunisia

Latest Results

Research shows that an integrated approach to dengue control—focusing on ecological, biological, and social factors—can reduce vector densities while empowering communities to tackle the conditions that put them at risk. Dengue is a worldwide public...
Ecohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast AsiaTransforming poultry production in Southeast Asia Involving urban communities in controlling dengue fever in Latin AmericaHelping communities control <i>leishmaniasis</i> in rural Tunisia

Latest Results

As climate change and irrigation pressures mount in rural Tunisia, a multi-faceted research effort is giving rural communities the knowledge and tools to stem a growing tide of infection. Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) is on the move. This...
Ecohealth Conferences: Events HighlightsStrengthening the field of ecohealth research in Southeast AsiaTransforming poultry production in Southeast AsiaInvolving urban communities in controlling dengue fever in Latin America Helping communities control <i>leishmaniasis</i> in rural Tunisia
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