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    Sep 03 2018 - Sep 04 2018 Global Policymaking for the SDGs Final Working Group Meeting
    IAP-Research’s three-year project “Improving scientific input to global policymaking” will conclude in Spring 2019 and will hold a final working group meeting in Bern, Switzerland in September 2018. Generously hosted by the Swiss Academy of Arts and Sciences, the ...
  • Sep52018
    Sep 05 2018 - Sep 06 2018 IAP for Health and Science EC-Meeting
    The IAP for Health and Science Executive Meeting will be held 5-6 September 2018 in Bern, Switzerland. The meeting will be hosted by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and closed to the public.
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  • Effective healthcare institutions need effective leaders.The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals, however, is often neglected, with many young professions having to learn their leadership skills almost by trial and error as they are handed positions of responsibility. Although incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining in importance, in practice too few countries are actually providing such training (See, for example: Health Professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world).
  • The IAP for Research, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), and with support from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), is undertaking a three year project that will be framed around the global science community’s contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The advent of the SDGs provides an important opportunity to examine the landscape of global scientific advice and identify approaches that have been successful as well as gaps and opportunities for improvement.