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VIDEO: Time to put the words ‘urban’ and ‘health’ together, says Dr Boufford at WHS Regional Meeting In this short video Dr Boufford, coordinator of the IAP Urban Health and Well-being Working Group, co-chaired the Healthy Cities panel at the World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2019 on Kish Island, Iran. Announcing Institution
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Trauma is a disease: a call for action by IAP Health Drawing attention to the need for a strong paradigm shift, this statement encourages countries not only to control but also to prevent trauma by considering it as a disease with an integrated comprehensive approach in their health agenda. Announcing Institution
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Funding Call: Knowledge Frontiers – International Interdisciplinary Research Projects The British Academy launches a call for interdisciplinary projects in the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences that particularly encourages international collaboration. Announcing Institution
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Urban Health opportunities Provided by members of the IAP Urban Health Working Group Announcing Institution
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World Hearing Day WHO announces small grants to support World Hearing Day events Announcing Institution
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Challenges and priorities for global mental health research The Academy of Medical Sciences, UK, has published a report identifying research priorities for the treatment and prevention of mental ill health, as well as enduring challenges and emerging opportunities. Announcing Institution
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Seeking best practices in Health in All Policies - Deadline extended The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and IAP have jointly initiated a project to identify effective and replicable experiences of ‘Health in All Policies’ (HiAP). Announcing Institution
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ALLEA/FEAM report on Health Inequalities ALLEA and FEAM release a report of a workshop on health inequalities Announcing Institution
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Survey on the Evolution of Scientific Publishing The International Union of Materials Research Societies is seeking survey responses from a broad spectrum of researchers and scientific publishing professionals. Announcing Institution
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The developing brain in health and disease The UK Academy of Medical Sciences is convening a two day scientific meeting to explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research. Announcing Institution
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Science meets religion and culture at the World Health Summit IAP hosted the first workshop in the new ‘Respect and Dialogue’ initiative at the World Health Summit in Berlin. Announcing Institution
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Food Systems, Nutrition and Health IAP provided an overview of its Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture project at the World Health Summit Announcing Institution
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M8 Alliance Statement at the WHS 2018 Berlin Declaration – World Health Summit 2018: Health is a Driving Force for the Sustainable Development Goals Announcing Institution
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GYA Conference Statement: Aging Should Not Be Synonymous with Decline and Frailty Young scientists and scholars from more than 50 countries came together in May at the Global Young Academy’s 8th Annual General Meeting and International Conference for Young Scientists in Thailand to discuss challenges and possibilities for sustainable and healthy aging Announcing Institution
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IAP Statement release: A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia The InterAcademy Partnership for Health (IAP for Health) today issues ‘A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia’. This IAP Statement is endorsed by more than 50 members of IAP for Health. Announcing Institution
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YPL at 2018 regional World Health Summit Session featuring YPL from Lusophone countries Announcing Institution
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Vaccination in Europe A joint EASAC/FEAM Commentary on the European Commission Roadmap on Strengthened cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations: IAP for Health ‘Young Physician Leaders’ Programme 2018, Coimbra, Portugal IAP is seeking nominations for a Young Physicians Leaders training workshop to be held in April 2018 during the regional World Health Summit (WHS) meeting in Coimbra, Portugal. Deadline to submit nominations online: Friday 16 February 2018. Announcing Institution
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Improving global health: recommendations for G20 Summit handed over to Chancellor Angela Merkel At the dialogue forum on 22 March at the German National Academy of Science Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany, the science academies of the G20 states handed over recommendations to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. Announcing Institution
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IAP for Health's conference looks at ‘Promoting Health’ Global leaders in healthcare and medicine will meet in Beijing, China, on 27-28 September to tackle a pressing question: How do we promote and maintain good health and well-being for a growing global population? Announcing Institution
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Seeking nominations of Young Physician Leaders IAP for Health is seeking nominations from academies and other eligible institutions for the 2016 edition of its Young Physician Leaders programme Announcing Institution
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United Nations Secretary-General's Scientific Advisory Board - update IAP and three other scientific institutes in Trieste hosted a major United Nations conference on 24 and 25 May that attracted leading scientific experts who have been tasked to provide advice to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon. Announcing Institution
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Science of GM crops reviewed The US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine and the UK’s Royal Society have each released reports on the science behind genetically modified (GM) crops. Announcing Institution
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Gene editing discussions Two back-to-back events in Paris will provide opportunities to discuss genome editing. Announcing Institution
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Human Gene Editing Summit at the US National Academy of Sciences The International Summit on Human Gene Editing, which took place 1-3 December 2015 in Washington, DC., has published a Summit Statement ... Announcing Institution
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World antibiotics awareness week The World Health Organization-sponsored campaign aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance ... Announcing Institution
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Online registration for the International Summit on "Human Gene Editing", Washington, D.C. is now open The summit will take place from 1-3 December 2015, in Washington, DC and is organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Royal Society, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine ... Announcing Institution
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Christophe Merieux Prize 2016 Each year the Institut de France’s Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux Foundation awards a Scientific "Grand Prize" known as the “Christophe Mérieux Prize” to support
research into infectious diseases in developing countries. This Prize is exclusively destined to researchers whose activity is permanently exercised in such countries. The deadline for nominations is 6 November 2015 ...
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Recommendations to Policymakers on Changing Disease Patterns, and Biotechnology released ... IAP;s affiliated regional network for Africa - NASAC - issues two booklets with recommendations to policy makers. Visit the publications page for more information ... Announcing Institution
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Kick off meeting for first project under the new InterAcademy Partnership takes off in Halle (Saale), Germany From 1-2 June experts nominated by the regional affiliated networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, NASAC meet to discuss regional projects in food security ... Announcing Institution
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TWAS Fellowships opportunities 2015 The 2015 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for the majority of the programmes. Follow the link for more information ... Announcing Institution
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World Water Day 2015: Urban Waters - Challenges in the Americas A new publication is released by IANAS on the perspective of urban waters by the Academies of Science in the Americas ... Announcing Institution
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IAMP releases a 'Call for Action to Strengthen Healthcare for Hearing Loss' on International Ear Care Day, 3 March 2015 The IAMP statement calls on governments and health-care providers to implement improvements to health-care provision for hearing loss ... Announcing Institution
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Projects and Programmes in 2015 supported by IAP The IAP Executive Committee, at is meeting in Paris in November 2014, allocated financial support from IAP funds, thanks to the generosity of IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy. Follow the link to see highlights of activities planned for 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Mentoring African Scientists in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research African Academy of Sciences (AAS) publishes report of the IAP-sponsored workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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IAP co-chair elected to UN High-Level Panel on Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) The Panel is to advise on the organizational and operational aspects of the proposed Technology Bank and Science, Technology and Innovation Supporting Mechanism dedicated to the least developed countries ... Announcing Institution
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Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) programme US NAS invites member academies in eligible countries to submit proposals on technical topics that address a development challenge ... Announcing Institution
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IAP Co-chair presents the new InterAcademy Partnership at the World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany "Challenges that we are facing such as climate change, growing populations, global health, food security and energy shortages need solutions from science and medicine,” explained ter Meulen, who then described how the networks of science academies (IAP, IAC and IAMP) are coming together under a new umbrella structure, the InterAcademy Partnership ... Announcing Institution
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IAMP at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany IAMP - the health arm of the new InterAcademy Partnership, organizes the fourth edition of the Young Physician Leader's Programme (YPL) in conjunction with the World Health Summit, 19-22 October 2014 Announcing Institution
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17 October 2014 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Journée internationale pour l'élimination de la pauvreté ... Announcing Institution
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A statement on antimicrobial drug discovery is released on 1 October 2014 by EASAC Building on a long-standing interest in the opportunities and challenges associated with tackling infectious diseases, the EASAC statement re-examines the current situation, and considers how to search for new scientific directions for antimicrobial innovation ... Announcing Institution
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Plans are underway for an international conference on Science for Poverty Eradication The conference will take place in Manaus, Brazil from 3-5 December 2014 and is organized by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences ... Announcing Institution
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Contributing to the IPBES - the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Work Programme 2014-2018 IAP Members are invited to provide early feedback ahead of the 3rd IPBES Plenary, on the draft scoping reports for the regional and sub-regional assessments of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) by 3 October 2014. Announcing Institution
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Young Physician Leaders - IAMP starts the process for 2014 ... The Interacademy Medical Panel (IAMP) is seeking candidates to participate in the 2014 Young Physician Leaders Programme in Berlin, Germany during the World Health Summit in October 2014. Announcing Institution
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The Pontifical Academy of Sciences releases statement in May 2014 The Statement was jointly signed with the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at the close of a Workshop on Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility, whih took place in Rome, Italy, in May 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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ISSC - the International Social Science Council launches a new global research funding programme The initiative is a contribution to the work of Future Earth, a global research platform that provides knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world ... Announcing Institution
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EASAC leads initiative on "Antimicrobial drug discovery, greater steps ahead ..." European science academies believe impending disaster can only be averted by radical approaches at a workshop which took place on 6-8 March 2014 in Hannover, Germany ... Announcing Institution
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2014 Mahathir Science Award - call for nominations ... for pioneering tropical research discoveries or innovative solutions in the fields of tropical agriculture, tropical medicine, tropical natural resources and tropical architecture and engineering ... Announcing Institution