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Riding a public bus in El Salvador can be a treacherous and even deadly experience. But a local think tank is using its newfound ability to conduct detailed on-the-ground research to help transform a system relied upon by millions.
Fostering entrepreneurship, and creating job opportunities for Universidad de los Andes and WEConnect International.
Sharing national and international experiences on the development of products and financial services targeted towards youth.

The concept of Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) focuses on health system efforts to improve equity in healthcare access, community empowerment, participation of marginalized groups, and actions on the social determinants of health. Despite its existence since the late 1970s, very few...

The Prospera Digital e-banking program aims to put money in the hands of Mexico’s low-income women with just a few taps — and transform their lives in the process.
Social enterprises such as Teresa’s are changing the way we understand business and allocate profit.
Technological innovation is providing important economic opportunities in the global South.
Determined to prevent disaster, Senegal is taking the lead in the war against tobacco.
IDRC-supported projects and impact have continued to grow since the Centre’s initial focus on small grants in 1994.
Taxation policy is one of the most powerful tools governments can employ to reduce smoking-related illnesses and death.