Researchers are harnessing mobile phone technology to provide ethnic minority women in Vietnam with crucial information about pregnancy, birth, and infant care
PHAD | NGUYEN THI THANH HA
The clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed in Canada is now under way in Guinea. IDRC manages the Canadian partnership that is providing critical support for this important disease-control effort
WORLD BANK | DOMINIC CHAVEZ
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced support to 20 research teams that will help identify, test, and deliver practical, cost-effective solutions to improve maternal and child health in 13 countries across sub-Saharan Africa
At the World Water Congress in May, IDRC-funded researchers will present a range of solutions for adapting to the water-related impacts of climate change in developing countries
UN PHOTO | LOGAN ABASSI
From improving maternal health care to exploring how to defuse violence in cities or building new skills for better jobs, Asia Research News 2015 provides a snapshot of IDRC-funded research in Asia
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Join experts from around the world in charting the future of open data to ensure that citizens everywhere benefit. Register for the 3rd International Open Data Conference (May 28-29 in Ottawa) and download the IODC2015 App
WORLD BANK | TOM PERRY
Global Health Research Initiative Secretariat closes
As of April 1, 2015, the Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) Secretariat was closed. The Secretariat, housed at IDRC, consisted of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and...
IDRC Strategic Plan 2015-2020 focuses on knowledge, innovation, solutions
IDRC launched its Strategic Plan 2015-2020 on April 1, 2015. Under the theme of “Investing in Solutions,” this plan refocuses the Centre’s vision on producing knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing...
Experts gather in South Africa to discuss research findings from the Safe and Inclusive Cities program
IDRC, the Wits School of Governance’s Public Safety Programme, and GIZ’s Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme will convene experts to discuss preliminary findings of the Safe and Inclusive Cities research program (SAIC) on April 24...
IDRC to showcase research at national conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society
IDRC will present recent achievements in evaluation research at the Canadian Evaluation Society’s (CES) 36th National Conference to be held in Montréal, Québec, May 24-27, 2015.As 2015 has been designated the International Year of Evaluation, the...
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DEVELOPING NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATIONUniversity-Industry Interactions in the Global South
Interactions between firms and universities are key building blocks of innovation systems. With a focus on developing countries, this book presents novel comparative research spanning three continents. The result is a more universal and dynamic view...
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