A Series of articles in the Lancet presents informative research from an IDRC-supported project on interventions to improve our understanding of women’s and children’s health in conflict-affected zones.
Since 2016, a research team of senior and emerging African and Canadian researchers from the University of Malawi and the University of British Columbia (UBC), working in collaboration with Malawi’s Ministry of Health, has been exploring how to improve the use of proven ways to help save these babies’ lives.
Given the global challenges of managing the effects of COVID-19, the submission deadline for the David Hopper Prizes for Leadership in Research for Development has been extended to April 29, 2020. The two CA$50,000 awards will be announced by the end of 2020.
IDRC is investing in generating evidence to combat sexual and gender-based violence and improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in West Africa. Three new projects in Côte d’Ivoire and Niger, in addition to existing projects in Burkina Faso and Togo, bring this investment to more than CA$3 million.