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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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Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in China

IDRC-funded research is using mathematical modelling to influence local and national policies in China to reduce HIV transmission.    Treatment as prevention Earlier research conducted under Modelling and controlling infectious diseases project...


News

At the frontiers of health science: $35 million research program launched

25/06/2015

The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Finance, announced the launch of the Canada-Israel Health Research Program in Toronto on behalf of the Minister of Health. Managed in part by Canada’s IDRC, the seven-year, $35 million program is a...

APHRC wins prestigious 2015 United Nations Population Award

11/05/2015

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award. APHRC is a leading pan-African research institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on...

Events

Researchers, health advocates to meet at University of Ghana to debate health policy issues in West Africa

22/06/2015

Approximately two dozen mid-career academics, researchers, civil servants, and civil society advocates will gather at the University of Ghana’s School of Public Health June 22-23, 2015 to deliberate how to strengthen health policy and systems within...

Highlight: Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy visits IDRC's Asia regional office in Delhi

16/03/2015

Dr Richard A. Cash was a guest lecturer at the IDRC Asia Regional Office in New Delhi on March 16, 2015. Dr Cash is renowned for his pioneering work on oral rehydration therapy (ORT), a practical treatment for cholera and other diseases causing...

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IDRC-funded research is using mathematical modelling to influence local and national policies in China to reduce HIV transmission.    Treatment as prevention Earlier research conducted under Modelling and controlling infectious diseases project...
Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in ChinaFlexible intellectual property rights lead to greater innovation in Africa Research findings are catalyst to nationwide rollout of HIV prevention program in BotswanaCanadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in Bali

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Research in Africa has shown that flexible intellectual property policies can lead to greater innovation and development.  The Open African Innovation Research and Training (Open A.I.R.) research project investigated the unique collaborative...
Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in China Flexible intellectual property rights lead to greater innovation in Africa Research findings are catalyst to nationwide rollout of HIV prevention program in BotswanaCanadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in Bali

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Remarkable new research into HIV prevention among the "choice disabled" — vulnerable groups less able to make the right choices to protect themselves — has led to a nationwide rollout of three intervention programs in Botswana. Three years...
Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in ChinaFlexible intellectual property rights lead to greater innovation in Africa Research findings are catalyst to nationwide rollout of HIV prevention program in BotswanaCanadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in Bali

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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...
Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in ChinaFlexible intellectual property rights lead to greater innovation in Africa Research findings are catalyst to nationwide rollout of HIV prevention program in Botswana Canadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child healthReducing the risk of rabies in Bali

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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...
Mathematical modelling informs HIV prevention policy in ChinaFlexible intellectual property rights lead to greater innovation in Africa Research findings are catalyst to nationwide rollout of HIV prevention program in BotswanaCanadian initiative leading the way for equitable health systems and improved maternal, child health Reducing the risk of rabies in Bali
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