COHRED in the News
This news section contains stories and features that have been reported about COHRED related issues.
A video has been produced to introduce the work of CAAST-Net Plus. CAAST-Net Plus is a consortium of partners dedicated to strengthening the Africa – European Union science and technology relationship for the benefit of both regions. COHRED, alongside the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology in Kenya (MOHEST) and the Foundation for International Health and Cooperation (FCSAI) is leading the consortium’s work on health.
Danny Edwards co-authored a Lancet article on mapping health research and development data (open access, but requires subscription). COHRED’s Health Research Web is listed as a potential integrative platform contributing towards global health research funding data.
COHRED is mentioned in the last page of this brilliant policy paper by John Ouma-Mugabe, Professor of Science and Innovation Policy, University of Pretoria.
Here is some news published by TDR, based on a study done by Rob Terry (TDR) and COHRED, among other partners.
A piece about the fair research contracting guidance was published in the online Euroscientist magazine.
Our WAHO colleagues have just published the following article: The state of the research for health environment in the ministries of health of the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS).
COHRED is mentioned several times in the recently released World Health Report 2013.
Check on this positive feedback (in French), from the Ministry of Health of Benin, about the WAHO Web workshop recently done in this country.
Dr Franciso Becerra was invited to contribute in this recent publication on the Pan American Health Journal in a paper lead by Ludovic Reveiz (PAHO).
Dr Mary Kasule participated to this article on Building research capacity in Botswana.
Bio Ventures for Global Health Snapshot Newsletter, February 2013 (with entry on COHRED Colloquium 2013)
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EU-LAC Health Newsletter No.1 Nov 2012 (first issue of the newsletter – includes summary on EU-LAC Health, main outcomes of the project activities and much more).
Technical meeting advances ideas for WHO-led R&D financing framework, Intellectual Property Watch, 9 Nov 2012
Call to make public research findings, Tanzania Daily News, 9 Nov 2012
Tanzania: NIMR underscores quality research, Tanzania Daily News, 5 Nov 2012
(Audio clip in Swahili) Research and Innovation for health in Tanzania…Africa…, Clouds FM, 5 Nov 2012
The Report to the Director on the 44th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research which was held in Barcelona in 2011 highlights COHRED’s work on HRWeb and also on the Latin American Conferences on Research and Innovation for Health.
COHRED’s partnership with Botswana’s Innovation Hub receives mention in UNITAID’s Market Share publication 16 October 2012, Vol 2, No 12.
Communication Initiative highlights COHRED’s approach to working with CSOs, Communication Initiative, 15 Oct 2012
Botswana: Govt to Launch Health Hub With Support of Swiss NGO
AllAfrica.com…. The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH), a government-owned innovation centre, and the Geneva-based Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), …
Generic drugs are vital for a healthy Africa Mail and Guardian, 06 Oct 2012.
North-South collaboration helps researchers stay at home SciDev.Net-Aug 23, 2012… benefits],” Francisco Becerra, head of projects and programmes at the Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) told SciDev.
Botswana Innovation Hub signs MoU with COHRED…focus is on …
The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council on Health Research for Development ( COHRED).
BOPA | BIH COHRED sign deal
GABORONE – The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) and Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding … www.dailynews.gov.bw/cgi-bin/n
Selected media coverage of Forum 2012, Jan – June 2012
Outlined below are listings of some of the recent clippings / links to the media coverage of Forum 2012.
African scientists urged to solve African health problems The Guardian – 26 Apr 2012 This week’s meeting is the successor to a series of twice-yearly meetings on health researchthat were organised by the Global Forum.
Pour en finir avec l’aide et opter pour la santé des peuples et des économies Le Messager no 3572, Jeudi 12 Avril 2012.
Treaty on health study for the poor is long overdue Business Daily Africa – 30 Apr 2012 The best way of addressing it has been hotly debated over the past decade, for example, at the bi-annual Global Forum for Health Research, the latest of …
The WHO’s Final Sprint Toward An International Convention On R&D Intellectual Property Watch – 20 Apr 2012 A World Health Organization expert group is recommending the …. on 25 April during the Global Forum for Health Research 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Developing countries are major funders of own researches – Forum 2012 Spyghana.com – 1 day ago Participants at a recently held international forum onresearch, health and … It also probed how global collaborations can be used to support research and…
COHRED, policymakers collaborate in health and development research Ghana Business News – 30 Apr 2012 - In a three-day discussion dubbed Forum 2012 on the theme, “Beyond aid…research and innovation as key drivers of health, equity and development’ panellists …
South Africa Launching Initiative To Improve Healthcare DeliveryVoice of America – May 3, 2012 - Ramokgopa was the keynote speaker at the just-ended Council on Health Research and Development Group (COHRED) 2012 forum in Cape Town.
BusinessDay – CAREL IJSSELMUIDEN: Moving from aid to healthy …www.businessday.co.za/articles/Content.aspx?id=1667697 Mar 2012 – CAREL IJSSELMUIDEN: Moving from aid to healthy people and economies … Ijsselmuiden is director of the Council on Health Research and …
Scholar Urges Increased Investment in Health Research in South Africa Voice of AmericaMayosi’s comments came at the end of the recent Council on Health Research and Development Group (COHRED) 2012 forum in Cape Town…VOA
NEPAD to Implement Policies to Improve Africa’s Health Voice of AmericaKubata said NEPAD is working with Council on Health Research and Development Group (COHRED) to build health systems of governance to improve the health … VOA
Health Expert Encouraged by Government Support of Medical ResearchVoice of America… A Unique Inter-Africa Collaboration at the recent Council on Health Research and Development Group (COHRED) 2012 forum in Cape Town, South Africa…VOA…
Treated Mosquito Nets Reduce Malaria Risk, Says Tanzania Scientist Voice of America… and public and private funding strategies at the recent Council on Health Research and Development Group (COHRED) 2012 forum in Cape Town, South Africa…VOA…
Forum 2012: Research for Health | CRI’s Nate Schlabach speaks to … www.forum2012.org/…/cris-nate-schlabach-speaks-to-cohreds-carel- …CRI’s Nate Schlabach speaks to COHRED’s Carel IJsselmuiden on China and Forum 2012… 23Apr2012 0 Comments Categories:Also in the News. [Translate ...
Forum 2012: Research for Health | VOA's Peter Clottey speaks to ... www.forum2012.org/.../voas-peter-clottey-speaks-to-cohreds-directo... VOA's Peter Clottey speaks to COHRED's Director on eve of Forum 2012. 23Apr2012 0 Comments Categories:Also in the News. [Translate (Google)]. audio icon …
Council on Health Research for Development | Audio clip: COHRED’s … www.cohred.org/…/audio-clip-cohred’s-prof-carel-ijsselmuiden-spea…Carel IJsselmuiden speaks to SABC’s Channel Africa about Forum 2012. + (reset ) -. 27Jan2012 0 Comments Categories:Director’s Corner, News, Views …
World Malaria Day with Professor Carel IJsselmuidenwww.abndigital.com/…/1245943-World-Malaria-Day-with-Professor…CNBCAfrica – ABN’s team caught up with Professor Carel IJsselmuiden, Executive Director of The Council on Health Research and Development Group, and asked him about …