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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...


News

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

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...

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...

Latest Results

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 healthEcohealth 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

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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 health 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

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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 healthEcohealth 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 America

Latest Results

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

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