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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 preventionEarlier research conducted under Modelling and controlling infectious diseases project...


News

IDRC and CIHR presidents to jointly address opening session of the 21st Canadian Conference on Global Health

31/10/2014

Jean Lebel, President of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), are set to jointly deliver the opening remarks at the 21st Canadian Conference on...

Canada announces funding for two African health and research organizations under the Maternal and Child Health program

07/11/2014

The Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa research program announced the selection of the two African organizations that will help put research into practice and bring the program’s results to the attention of decision-makers. The...

Events

Highlight: Third Global Symposium on Health Systems

30/09/2014

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has turned a powerful spotlight on health systems around the world and on the importance of ensuring the rights and dignity of users of those systems and the professionals who work within them. In October, some 2...

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...

Latest Results

IDRC-funded research is using mathematical modelling to influence local and national policies in China to reduce HIV transmission.    Treatment as preventionEarlier 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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