The Research Promotion and Development unit's Research Interest Group (RIG) is an informal and collegial discussion space fostering the exchange of information about research needs and interests. It is a space for discussing challenges, best practices, and novel ideas in research. Aimed towards inspiring innovation and collaboration in PAHO's work, the group seeks to tap into the network of diverse knowledge and experiences, both individual and collective, represented by PAHO staff.
Did you miss past RIG meetings? Here are some topics from previous discussions. Don't miss the next one!
October 10, 2010. Topic: What Researchers Owe Research Participants- A Conversation on Ethics by Dr. Carla Saenz. Elluminate link to the recording (Spanish only).
August 4, 2010. Topic: Research priorities in Eduador- First International Research Interest Group. Elluminate link to the recording (Spanish only).
June 17, 2010. Topic: How to promote the sharing of knowledge and best practices among PAHO's programs, in order to translate research into practice?
April 19, 2010. Topic: Data collection and analysis: Successes and Challenges.
March 25, 2010. Topic:What research do you support, promote, and need to accomplish your goals?
KBR presents at 22nd Cochrane Colloquium held in Hyederabad, India. 21-26 September 2014
TDR: Grants and funding opportunities
TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, has issued an invitation for letters of interest regarding the topic: Improving the careers of women research scientists in infectious diseases of poverty. This invitation is intended to address the strategies and techniques that can be used to improve the career opportunities of female researchers from low- and middle-income countries. Applications should be submitted by the 30th of September 2014. More information about the call for this invitation, and others, can be found here.
Call for applications: OAS: The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) PhD Scholarship opportunities
Qualified candidates of the Americas are called to apply for one of three PhD Scholarships to study at the VUB University in Brussels, Belgium. The deadline is the 30th of September.
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Why Invest in Research for Health?
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Policy on Research for Health (abridged)
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