A laboratory technician, working in a biosafety cabinet, prepares samples taken from patients with symptoms of covid-19, for a diagnostic test at the Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training (IRESSEF). It is the second laboratory, after the Pasteur Institute, authorised to carry out diagnostic tests for Covid-19 in Senegal.
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Our experts share insights on the issues and approaches challenging the international development sector today — and the role of research in finding solutions.

A key role for think tanks in Myanmar’s development
Edgard Rodriguez discusses the role of investing in think tanks to support Myanmar’s ongoing reforms.

 Edgard Rodriguez   

Author(s): Edgard Rodriguez

 

Bridging humanitarian, development, and security concerns to advance health for all
Greater collaboration between sectors is needed to improve health and gender equality.

 Qamar Mahmood    Fawad Akbari

Author(s): Qamar Mahmood, Fawad Akbari

 

Untangling the myths surrounding youth and violence
Research shows that fostering stable, peaceful communities requires meaningful youth engagement.

 Martha Mutisi   

Author(s): Martha Mutisi

 

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