Social innovation: what works and why?
A community-centred research approach to find new Chagas disease solutions in Paraguay.
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Pauline Byakika has combined a career as a doctor with research to improve malaria care. Now she is working to empower other women to have science careers.
TDR is sponsoring numerous activities at the tenth European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, being held 16-20 October in Antwerp, Belgium. You’re welcome to attend, tweet (#tdrnews; #ECTMIH2017) and blog about these events.
TDR will be at the World Health Summit in Berlin 15-17 October with a session on enhancing research and development capacity and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals in low- and middle-income countries.
The Global Vector Control Response 2017-2030 (GVCR), developed by the World Health Organization and TDR, is now available online. This provides a new strategy to strengthen vector control worldwide through increased capacity, improved surveillance, better coordination and integrated action across sectors and diseases.
This was the provocative question driving a panel discussion sponsored by TDR at the recent Global Evidence Summit held in Cape Town. The response is encouraging, showing growing use of evidence, but highlighting the need for more tools and guidance.
The Global Evidence Summit recently held in Cape Town was the first event that brought together experts in research, systematic reviews, and policy development and implementation. More than 1300 people from 75 countries came to discuss the theme of “Using evidence. Improving lives,” with TDR playing an active role.
After one of the largest Ebola virus outbreaks in history took a devastating toll on lives and health systems, results from research studies in Liberia and Sierra Leone are informing health recovery plans and showing ways to improve services.