TDR newsletter May 2019
RESEARCH FOR IMPLEMENTATION
RESEARCH FOR DISEASE ELIMINATION
PROMOTING INNOVATIVE AND INCLUSIVE APPROACHES TO RESEARCH
BUILDING RESEARCH CAPACITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION
TDR at the World Health Assembly, 20-28 May (Geneva, Switzerland)
TDR will be at the WHA Learning Lab on 20 May, featuring WHO’s new Science Division, which TDR is now a part of. We will be showcasing some of our activities at the Learning Lab from 10:30am at the Palais des Nations (Salle des Pas Perdus).
TDR’s Social Innovation in Health Initiative (SIHI) is a partner in the launch of the Health Innovation Exchange (21-23 May), where two social innovations collaborating with SIHI hubs in China and Malawi will be showcased:
- Health Center by Phone in Malawi, which the Ministry of Health has integrated into the health system and scaled up nationally
- Pay it Forward in China: spreading “contagious kindness” to increase STD diagnostic testing rates
TDR will also be participating in the Gender and Health Learning Lab on 22 May, where we will be sharing our experience around promoting gender equality in global health research. The session will be at 15:30 at Salle des Pas Perdus at the Palais des Nations.
Global Conference on Implementation Science, 29 June – 1 July (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
As co-sponsor of the meeting, TDR is organizing a plenary session on “Leveraging the power of implementation research to accelerate universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.”