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IAP Young Physician Leaders Alumni Steering Committee launched The peer-support network of emerging leaders working in healthcare around the world gets stronger Announcing Institution
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Achieving the Public Health Potential of COVID-19 Vaccines Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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The Public Health Impact of Coronavirus Disease on Human Trafficking Read an article co-authored by IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Hanni Stoklosa, and download free resources to respond to trafficking Announcing Institution
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Climate Change and Health: time to act is now Watch the recording of the IAP session at the 2020 World Health summit Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2019 published It provides an overview of IAP activities in 2019, with specific sections on activities by affiliated regional networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, and NASAC Announcing Institution
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IAP Project on Climate Change and Health at the World Health Summit Join us virtually on 26 October 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Maithri Goonetilleke feaured in Monash University Podcast Listen to 'Bitter Pill - What Happens Next?', a podcast on digital health Announcing Institution
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IAP Presidents joined the 13th Academy of Science Presidents’ Meeting Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu joined the conversatio on sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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Call for Case Studies on Responses to COVID-19 aimed at Improving and Sustaining Health Equity From the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) with the World Health Organization (WHO) Announcing Institution
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‘COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others’ teaches students in Mexico how to stay safe The new COVID-19 guide for youth by IAP, Smithsonian Science Education Center, and WHO is having an impact Announcing Institution
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The World Post COVID-19 The Brazilian Academy of Sciences' Virtual Magna Conference 2020 will be held online on 23, 25 and 29 September, and 2 October Announcing Institution
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The Fate of the Rohingya Refugees during COVID-19 Read a case study by IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Raudah Yunus Announcing Institution
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Lancet COVID-19 Commission Statement on the occasion of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly IAP Young Physician Leaders alumna Ozge Karadag Caman is among its authors Announcing Institution
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Addressing the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic in Low-and Middle-Income Countries The Academy of Medical Sciences in collaboration with 7 Academies and organisations from LMICs hosted a virtual workshop to consider the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and response Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) on the stage of ESOF 2020 IAP presented a new statement and a new communiqué, and contributed to the event’s scientific and press activities Announcing Institution
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Cutting corners in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, anti-vaxxers, and vaccine nationalism are all a public health threat, says world academies network Any COVID-19 vaccine must be safe, efficacious and accessible to everyone Announcing Institution
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Fake vaccines, medicines, and other medical products can kill you, says world academies network The toll from falsified and substandard medical products may be as high as a million lives lost per year: The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) recommends a set of actions and urges politicians and all stakeholders to join forces and solve this urgent issue. Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) The biennial forum that focuses on science, policy making and economics, will take place in Trieste from 2 to 6 September Announcing Institution
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IAP launches COVID-19 Expert Group The new Group will respond to academy inquiries related to the ongoing pandemic Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL alumna selected for the new Lancet COVID-19 Commission Ozge Karadag Caman is member of the commission’s Secretariat Announcing Institution
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Ghana during COVID-19 : Reflections on Social Capital in Community Participation Read a blog post by IAP YPL Alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo on BMJ Global Health Announcing Institution
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Nicaragua's COVID-19 crisis demands a response Read this letter to Science Announcing Institution
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OeAW's Prize Question 2020: What can science achieve during pandemics? Win up to €12.000 by answering this question Announcing Institution
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A success for the first IAP YPL COVID-19 Global Ward Round Participants included fellow IAP alumni as well as other interested participants from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe Announcing Institution
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Launch of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement Watch the video recording of the webinar Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 recovery must be green, says world academies network Science can ensure social equity, health, and economic benefits Announcing Institution
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IAP joins the launch of the Global Sustainable Health Equity Movement Save the date: 2 July 2020, from 8:00-9:30am (New York time) - 2:00 to 3:30pm (Geneva Time) Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Global South Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Program The program will support projects between CA $500K to CA$1.25 million for two years (2020–2022) Announcing Institution
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AASSA Working Group on Climate Change and Health meets virtually Announcing Institution
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Join IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni to discuss countries’ responses to COVID-19 On 26 June the 2019 YPL cohort will highlight various country situations and responses to the pandemic as a means to learn from each other Announcing Institution
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Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges Join the IAP session at the e-conference Global Leadership in the 2st Century. Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership Announcing Institution
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Regional Academy Networks continue work on Climate Change and Health Announcing Institution
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Challenges and potential in regenerative medicine: A joint report from EASAC and FEAM In a first-time report, the European Academies of Science (EASAC) and Medicine (FEAM) call upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims. Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders alumnus awarded a NHMRC Investigator Grant The Australian Government awards Fabien Vincent’s research programme on lupus Announcing Institution
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Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance Read this free-access article co-authored by IAP Young Physicians Leaders (YPL) alumna Biljana Gjoneska Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Commentary on science-based European recovery post COVID-19, video interview on COVID-19 and Alternative Medicine, virtual Council Meeting, new President and "Packaging Plastics“ publication Announcing Institution
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It's time to improve our knowledge about the systemic nature of urban health Franz Gatzweiler featured in the latest IAP Urban Health video. Announcing Institution
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IAP and Smithsonian Science Education Center With Support of the World Health Organization Launch New COVID-19 Guide for Youth Read “COVID-19! How can I protect myself and others?,” a new rapid-response guide for youth ages 8–17 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme 2020 Due to the COVID-19 crisis, IAP will not hold the regular leadership workshop at the World Health Summit in October 2020 Announcing Institution
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Unsustainability and Pandemics: Exploring the relationship and finding the crucial underlying factor Read the editorial by IAP YPL alumnus Paramdeep Singh on INGSA Announcing Institution
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Depei Liu appointed as IAP representative at the Steering Committee of the Urban Health and Wellbeing programme Suraj Bhattarai, Akinyinka Omigbodun, and Paulo Saldiva are the IAP experts selected for the programme’s Scientific Committee. Announcing Institution
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Arctic warming and microbial threats: Perspectives from IAP and EASAC following an international academies’ workshop A new workshop report by IAP sheds light on existing and possible future risks of harmful infectious agents emerging from thawing permafrost and ice in the Arctic region Announcing Institution
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South Korea holds webinars on how to contain COVID-19 Webinars will be available in Korean, English and Russian. Announcing Institution
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Open Letter to the UN: Health Inequity during the Pandemic: A Cry for Ethical Global Leadership IAP signed a letter to the UN about the escalating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among already vulnerable and marginalized populations worldwide Announcing Institution
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TWAS and IsDB launch COVID-19 research grant Deadline to apply is 4 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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Global Academy Network Condemns US decision to Halt WHO funding Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Any disruption to the WHO’s operating budget amidst the COVID-19 pandemic threatens its ability to perform its critical role of coordinating the international medical and scientific response to the virus Announcing Institution
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What does it mean to be immunocompromised? And why does this increase your risk of coronavirus? The Conversation published an article by YPL Alumnus Fabien Vincent Announcing Institution
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Scientific Advice during Pandemics: Exploring the role of Clinicians Read an editorial by YPL Alumnus Paramdeep Singh Announcing Institution
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TWAS, G-Science academies and NASAC endorse the IAP Communique on COVID-19 Read their statements on our dedicated webpage. Announcing Institution