IDRC and CIHR presidents to jointly address opening session of the 21st Canadian Conference on Global Health
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
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...
Highlight: Colloquium on effective tools to increase savings in Latin America
Promoting savings among low-income populations in Latin America and the Caribbean has become increasingly important. Encouraging the practice of saving can increase financial inclusion and reduce poverty. However, there is still limited knowledge...
Highlight: Youth summit in Senegal on unemployment and insecurity
An international forum for Francophone youth was held in Dakar, Senegal in mid-October, ahead of the 15th Sommet de la Francophonie to be held November 29-30, 2014. Some 250 youth debated their own futures during the two-day event organized by...
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