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The COHRED Fairness Index: Fair Research and Innovation Partnerships for Global Health Development

By Ms. Lauranne Botti and Dr. Najia Musolino Lauranne assists in the development of the Index / Najia is the Senior Specialist-Global Action for COHRED where she leads the COHRED Fairness Index (CFI) and operates CAASTNet Plus and EU-LAC Health projects. The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) is a non-profit organization that aims [...]

IHI staff participated in the "Applied economic evaluation in health care course" offered by University of Bergen

By August Kawawenaruwa (IHI) The "Applied economic evaluation" course took place in April 2015, with a two-week course being directed at Master students and a three week course at PhD students. It was designed to provide students with knowledge about the basic theoretical foundations of economic evaluation and to enable them with the [...]

WHO and SDH-Net Joint Open Public Conference: ’Strengthening Capacity for Research, Policy and Action for Equity and Social Determinants of Health"

By Lucinda Cash-Gibson (IESE) and Astrid Stuckelberger (UNIGE) Date: 27th May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland. Following the World Health Assembly in Geneva, an open public conference will take place on the 27 May 2015 on the theme “Strengthening Capacity for Research, Policy and Action on Equity the Social Determinants of Health”. This inter [...]

INDEPTH brings together researchers and policymakers in Tanzania

By David Mbulumi, Policy Engagement and Communications Manager, INDEPTH  Network Secretariat, Accra, GHANA The INDEPTH Network in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania organised a meeting on 10th April 2015 that brought together researchers and policy makers in Tanzania to discuss practical strategies to bridge the gap [...]

9th Action Learning, Action Research (ALARA) and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress

9th Action Learning, Action Research (ALARA) and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress When: 4-7 November 2015   Final date for submission of abstracts: 12 May 2015 Venue: St. George Hotel and Conference Centre, Centurion (Pretoria), South Africa URL: http://www.alarassociation.org/pages/events/alara-world-congress-2015 The [...]

International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities and Research Policy Launch Conference

By Gabriela Lamarca & Mario Vettore (ENSP/FIOCRUZ) The International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities Research and Policy (ICOHIRP) was formed in 2014.  Committed to tackling oral health inequalities both within and between countries, academics and policy makers from 15 countries have formed a global network to explore the nature and ca [...]

Call for Abstracts

International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2015): Promoting Global Health Through Equitable Access to Health System Sponsor:  The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) When: 13-14 May 2015 Where: Colombo, Sri Lanka Deadline for submission / Fecha límite para sumisión: 15 March 2015 General Information: [...]

UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health

By Gabriela Lamarca & Mario Vettore (FIOCRUZ) The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health of University College London offers annually a one-week summer school on Social Determinants of Health. This year, it will be held from 29th June to 3rd July 2015 at UCL in central London. The UCL Health and Society summer school provides an in-depth [...]