COHRED in the News

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This news section contains stories and features that have been reported about COHRED related issues. 

July 2014

COHRED has been mentioned in this ESSENCE Good practice document series on Health Research initiative: Seven principles for strengthening research capacity in low- and middle-income countries: simple ideas in a complex world . It is designed to provide broad guidance on how best to strengthen research capacity with the maximum possible benefit.

 

June 2014

An  interview to Prof IJsselmuiden has been published on the International Innovation by the Research MediaLtd.

Article featuring COHRED published on International Innovation.

The article Financing Research for Health: Why the Multilateral Process Paused, and What Action Governments Should Take rather than Wait written by Priya Shetty, Danny Edwards and Carel IJsselmuiden has been published on the 2nd of June on www.equilibri.net, an Italian online magazine on Geopolitics and International Relations.

March 2014

Prof Ijsselmuiden and Dr Montejo, Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology, have signed an agreement to host the Global Forum for Health Research 2015 in Manila.

BMC Medicine has published the article National research for health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: moving towards the right direction? written within the EU-LAC project, and Sylvia de Haan being co-authors.

January 2014

COHRED has been awarded the 2014 Cyber Alert Grant: one free year online news monitoring service, which monitors 55,000+ online news sources in 250+ languages from 191 countries.

A Spanish version of the HRWeb for the Latin America has been published by the Revista Medica Hondureña: HRWEB: Una herramienta para facilitar una mejor gobernanza de la investigación en América Latina y el Caribe

COHRED’s RHInnO Ethics was mentioned in Introduction: Fogarty International research ethics education and curriculum development program in historical context  in the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics.

November 2013

The article Implementing a Health Research Communication Program in a Low Resource Country: Experience from Uganda’s Makerere University School of Public Health is the result of  a health research communication project COHRED has been working on with the University of Makerere in Uganda. 

October 2013

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.

September 2013

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.

August 2013

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.

July 2013

Fair Research Contracting: The Lancet

Fair Research Contracting: SciDev.Net

April 2013

Colloquium 2013: Informal dialogues can help drive global health policy – SciDev.Net

March 2013

FP7 Project MASCOT workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

COHRED Symposium: Boosting Research for Health in the New Arab World

Arab divisions: how can the rich Gulf help the poor Maghreb build research capacity?

BMJ’s Richard Smith on Research and the Arab Spring

February 2013

Health research in the Arab world needs a ‘big idea’…

Health research in the Arab world can benefit from experiences in Africa and Latin America…

Arab academic institutions need rethinking to improve health outcomes… 

Mapping national health research systems across the Arab world…

More and better health research is needed in the Arab world…

January 2013

Bio Ventures for Global Health Snapshot Newsletter, February 2013 (with entry on COHRED Colloquium 2013)

PAHO January 2013 Research Newsletter (includes entries on RIMAIS and HRWeb).

Click here to download the newsletter in Spanish.

November 2012

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

October 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.

August 2012

Report on Forum 2012 in the August 2012 Issue of the EDCTP Newsletter

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).
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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/news.cgi?d…i=BIH…

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 onresearchhealth 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…

Radio

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 ... 



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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 

Television

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 

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