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Scaling up Intermittent Rice Irrigation for Malaria Control on the North Coast of Peru

New research aims to help control malaria in one watershed in northern Peru.

Malaria is widespread in Peru's arid North Coast because of the extensive irrigation required to support rice paddies. Rice growing in the region accounts for …

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Using smartphones to improve animal health and food security

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...


News

International competition for science journalists to attend EcoHealth 2014

14/04/2014

Supported by IDRC’s Ecohealth program, the World Federation of Science Journalists is launching a global competition for science journalists to attend and cover EcoHealth 2014. This event, the fifth biennial conference of the International...

Collaboration between researchers, policymakers to strengthen health systems in West Africa

21/03/2014

As part of the West Africa initiative to strengthen capacities through health systems research, researchers and decision-makers are collaborating to address health systems challenges in the region:   In Sierra Leone, researchers at the Northern...

Events

Highlight: Stakeholders address pressing problems confronting Niger's health system

17/02/2014

Stakeholders working in Niger's health sector met in Niamey in February 2014 to discuss pressing problems confronting the country’s health system. The meeting was part of a series of dialogues organized by the Laboratoire d'études et de recherches...

Highlight: Advancing the global discussion on standardizing health data

10/02/2014

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...

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...
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 AfricaUsing information and communication technology to improve health in AsiaBuilding equitable health systems in Latin America

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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...
Using 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 AfricaUsing information and communication technology to improve health in AsiaBuilding equitable health systems in Latin America

Latest Results

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...
Using 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 AfricaUsing information and communication technology to improve health in AsiaBuilding equitable health systems in Latin America

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Health systems in countries across Asia struggle to provide access to health services, especially to vulnerable populations. Information and communication technologies like mobile phones are being used to address health challenges. This networked...
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 Using information and communication technology to improve health in AsiaBuilding equitable health systems in Latin America

Latest Results

In Latin America, primary health care (PHC) is often of poor quality and delivered unevenly. The region’s segmented health systems make it difficult to provide equal access to services across multiple subsystems. To ensure more equitable health care...
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 AfricaUsing information and communication technology to improve health in Asia Building equitable health systems in Latin America
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