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Milagro Sanchez Cunto profile photo at the WHS in Washington DC
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“Leadership is choosing to be empathetic”, says 2022 IAP Young Physician Leader Milagro Sanchez Cunto The 2023 World Health Summit Regional Meeting took place on 13 April in Washington DC. Dr. Milagro Sanchez Cunto was among the young panellists who discussed challenges and opportunities of leadership in a globalized world, recalling her experience with IAP’s Young Physician Leaders programme. Announcing Institution
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WSF 2022 Science for Social Justice
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IAP at the World Science Forum The World Science Forum provides a forum for dialogue between the scientific community, society, policy-makers and industry. Announcing Institution
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 Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies
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Senior and young academies call for a more inclusive, effective, and sustainable research environment Representatives from all over the world joined the Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies Announcing Institution
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The 2022 IAP YPL cohort
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We need better healthcare for a better future, say 2022 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) For the 12th edition of this programme, IAP selected a new cohort of 21 Young Physician Leaders from 18 countries for a two-day workshop in Berlin, Germany, followed by participation at the World Health Summit, this year organized in collaboration with the World Health Organization. Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL 2022 cohort
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Watch the recoding of the IAP Young Physician Leaders session at the 2022 World Health Summit Do not miss 'Effective Leaders for Effective Health Systems' Announcing Institution
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YPL frame 2022 Berlin
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Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders: the 2022 cohort is here Meet 21 outstanding young physicians below the age of 40 from all over the world Announcing Institution
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InterAcademy Partnership
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Member academies of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) elect new leadership Successful candidates will begin their mandate in November 2022 Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2021 cover
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
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IAP announces the publication of its 2021 Annual Report In 2021, the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 77 meetings and 35 publications, and provided a collective, supportive mechanism for academies to further strengthen their crucial roles as providers of evidence-based policy and advice Announcing Institution
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TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral researc
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2022 Call for applications: TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral research The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)—a programme unit of UNESCO, based in Trieste, Italy—promotes scientific capacity and excellence in the global South through a series of programmes and opportunities offered to scientists, including research grants, awards, fellowships and workshops. Eleven Nobel Prize laureates are Fellows of the Academy. Announcing Institution
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The latest YPL workshop in Rome, Italy, in June 2022 (photo: G. Ortolani/IAP)
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2022 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership and the ‘M8 Alliance’ of academic centres Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) 2022 cohort
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The IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) are here to make the world a better place The latest YPL cohort met during the World Health Summit (WHS) Regional Meeting 2022 Announcing Institution
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Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo becomes fellow of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellowship Kofi Annan was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006, and the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, which seeks to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Sustainable Development Goals
"There's never been a more important time for the development of scientific expertise," says IAP co-president Catlow in a new video In May 2022, Richard Catlow, co-presient of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), visited Trieste, Italy Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
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"The impacts of climate change on health are large and they are going to be bigger as we go forward," says Andy Haines on new IAP report We talked to Andy Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and co-chair of the IAP project, about the new IAP report 'Health in the Climate Emergency: a global perspective' Announcing Institution
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climate change and health
  • Environment & Climate
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Climate change threatens people's health dramatically but solutions are within reach, say the world’s academies in a new report New global report of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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A Doctor Wearing a Face Mask Using a Tablet
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Alumni awarded an IAP Competitive Grant The YPL alumni steering committee aims at bolstering engagement, learning and networking across the various cohorts Announcing Institution
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Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez in Oaxaca
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IAP YPL alumnus receives a CONACYT grant to study childhood leukemia in marginalized regions of Mexico Funding comes from the Mexican Government through the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) Announcing Institution
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Vaccines Hesitancy Report Launch Event
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How to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance Watch the recording of the 'Countering COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy' launch event Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 vaccine
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Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake Read the article on SciDev.Net Announcing Institution
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covid vaccine hesitancy
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From memes to trial protocols: the world academies’ new toolkit to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy A new report by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) highlights practical recommendations for improving the uptake of vaccines Announcing Institution
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Observing samples under the microscope
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Watch the recording of 'Biosecurity for All: The Role of Scientists' The Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines were developed by representatives from IAP, the Tianjin University Center for Biosafety Research and Strategy, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Announcing Institution
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IAP co-president Richard Catlow
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IAP and ISC: Creating impact through science Read the blogopost by IAP co-president Richard Catlow Announcing Institution
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Asia Research News
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Asia Research News features the work of an IAP YPL alumnus Asia Research News is the largest science news platform in Asia Announcing Institution
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Jo Ivey Boufford on the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme: listen to the podcast SoundPractice, hosted by the American Association for Physician Leadership®, is a podcast that delivers practical information and fresh perspectives for physician leaders and those running healthcare systems Announcing Institution
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World Science Forum
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Call for sessions at 2022 World Science Forum The main theme of the WSF2022 is Science for Social Justice Announcing Institution
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Antimicrobial resistance surveillance is paramount, says IAP YPL alumnus Suraj Bhattarai Read three open access articles Announcing Institution
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News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in Africa Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Europe Announcing Institution
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News from the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Americas Announcing Institution
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Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards
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The NAM is accepting applications for the 2022 cycle of its U.S.-based Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards Ideas may focus on any stage of life, as long as they ultimately promote health as people age Announcing Institution
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Rethinking social media habits Listen to the latest Global Young Academy podcast Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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Our most popular stories from 2021 From Young Physician Leaders (YPL) to IAP Statements, these were our 10 most-read articles of the year Announcing Institution
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Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
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Nominations sougth for the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei 2022 International Prizes Presidents of Academies and Lincei members are invited to nominate outstanding candidates Announcing Institution
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Eimear Duff
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The World Health Summit provided "a smörgåsbord of interesting discussions," says YPL Eimear Duff The Royal Irish Academy published a blogpost by Young Physician Leader (YPL) Eimear Duff Announcing Institution
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OWSD general conference
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A big success for the 6th general conference of OWSD, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World OWSD is the first international forum to unite women scientists from the developing world with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership Announcing Institution
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Climate action to protect and promote health
  • Environment & Climate
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Climate action to protect and promote health: sharing knowledge among regions to focus on solutions Watch the recording of the IAP session at COP26 Announcing Institution
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Lorentz Medal
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Call for nominations: Lorentz Medal Internationally renowned researchers in the field of theoretical physics are eligible Announcing Institution
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Creating impact through young physician leadership: areas of action
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Creating impact through young physician leadership: areas of action Watch the recording of the IAP YPL session at the 2021 World Health Summit Announcing Institution
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Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders: the 2021 cohort is here Meet 25 outstanding young physicians below the age of 40 from all over the world Announcing Institution
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Fabien Vincent
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumnus receives the Victorian 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award The prestigious annual awards aims to recognise the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators Announcing Institution
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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the Africa Climate Week 2021 Announcing Institution
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women in science
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Women still under-represented in world science, report finds Read 'Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations. Results of two global surveys'
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IAP Call for Competitive grants 2021-2022 Applications can only be accepted by the lead academies which belong to IAP, groups of IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni and national young academies Announcing Institution
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IAP members approve new statutes The majority of IAP member academies endorsed them in August 2021 Announcing Institution
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transforming food systems
  • Agriculture & Food Security
Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the science days for UN FSS 2021 The recording of 'Regional perspectives on the role of science, technology, and innovation for transforming food systems' is now available on the IAP YouTube channel Announcing Institution
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Global Food Security Challenges & Solutions
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Global Food Security Challenges & Solutions: watch the recording of the webinars Do not miss the the second part in an in-depth series on Science Diplomacy & Global Affairs Announcing Institution
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 2022 GYA membership call is open
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Join the Global Young Academy: the 2022 GYA membership call is open Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact Announcing Institution
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Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
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Medical research and services: the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize nominations are open, nominations deadline is extended to 25 September 2021 The challenges caused by COVID-19 is test for humanity and it reaffirms special importance of the Prize Announcing Institution
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