Social innovation: what works and why?
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Rose Leke first made her mark in the 1990s by investigating the immunology of parasitic infections, particularly malaria, and went on to become an international leader and mentor to women scientists.
Seventeen new research proposals aimed at identifying solutions to address the Zika virus will soon be starting in 7 Latin American countries. They range from identifying transmission risk factors to evaluating diagnostic tools and examining the use of prenatal counselling and contraceptives.
Dr David Baldry passed away 14 January, one day short of turning 81. If onchocerciasis can be eliminated, and people could settle in fertile lands that they had deserted because of river blindness, it is in good part thanks to Dr Baldry’s unique contribution and dedication.
The links between health research and development and the effective access and delivery of new health technologies in low- and middle-income countries were discussed Monday in Bangkok. Two panels of experts at a side event of the annual Prince Mahidol Award Conference were organized by TDR, UNDP, PATH and the government of Japan.
A new paper provides some insights from practitioners, funders and policy-makers on what kind of evidence is useful to them. The qualitative study, partially funded by TDR, covered both research and evaluation. It resulted in 5 strategies offered for improvement.
In Benin and Guinea, two teams of researchers supported by TDR and the Damien Foundation are investigating how to increase early detection of tuberculosis (TB) among women cared for in prenatal clinics and in centres specialized in the care of pregnant women living with HIV.