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Resource Added: 30 Jul 2015
Latest Update: 30 Jul 2015
This project aimed to evaluate whether a health sciences education programme can be successfully implemented during the first cycle of compulsory school.
Promotion of healthy behaviours is generally considered as one of the essential components of primary prevention. Initiatives aimed at ...
Topics: Science Education, Health
Project Type: Study, Workshop
Latest Update: 30 Jul 2015
An International Workshop on "Health Science Education in Primary Schools" will be held at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, on 15 May 2015. The event is organised with the support of IAP, the global network of science academies, and IAMP, the InterAcademy Medical Panel.
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
19 October 2015 – 21 October 2015
The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) will host the AASSA International Symposium on "Global Health Issues in Asia" which will be held on 19-21 October 2015, in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, in conjunction with the AASSA Executive Board Meeting 2015. This symposium is jointly organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and supported by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).
Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Resource Added: 29 Jun 2015
Latest Update: 29 Jun 2015
1 Jun 2015
From 1-2 June experts nominated by the regional affiliated networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, NASAC meet to discuss regional projects in food security ...
24 February 2013 – 27 February 2013
Recent Updates - August 2013
The online AGENDA contains links to all presentations given at the Conference
Follow the link to the RESOURCES page for Articles and Features related to the results of the Conference, and the recommendations for follow up action ...
Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Rio de Janeiro
13 May 2015
The 2015 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for the majority of the programmes. Follow the link for more information ...
The African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has endorsed the establishment of the "Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA)" - a platform created by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the NEPAD Agency. This pan-African platform offers an opportunity for the long-term development of research leadership, scientific excellence and innovation that impact on Africa’s developmental challenges.
Resource Added: 8 Apr 2015
Latest Update: 8 Apr 2015
Resource Added: 1 Apr 2015
Latest Update: 1 Apr 2015
22 Mar 2015
A new publication is released by IANAS on the perspective of urban waters by the Academies of Science in the Americas ...
3 Mar 2015
The IAMP statement calls on governments and health-care providers to implement improvements to health-care provision for hearing loss ...
The African Academy of Sciences has just published a report on the "Training and Mentoring African Scientists in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research" workshop, which was held at the African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2014.
Release Date: 1 Jan 2015
27 Jan 2015
African Academy of Sciences (AAS) publishes report of the IAP-sponsored workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2014 ...
This project will provide a unique opportunity for young Africans (below age 45) involved in or seriously interested in cell biology and regenerative Medicine. The aim is to create mentee/mentor relationships between them and distinguished scientists from India, Brazil and China. These fields ...
Topics: Biotechnology, Science Communication, Health, Young Scientists
Project Type: Workshop
Latest Update: 28 Jan 2015
28 Jan 2015
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 ...
27 Nov 2014
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 ...
24 Nov 2014
US NAS invites member academies in eligible countries to submit proposals on technical topics that address a development challenge ...
22 Oct 2014
"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 ...
20 Oct 2014
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
17 Oct 2014
Journée internationale pour l'élimination de la pauvreté ...
1 Oct 2014
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 ...
In this Statement, EASAC builds on a long-standing interest in the opportunities and challenges associated with tackling infectious diseases to re-examine the current situation, to consider how to search for new scientific directions for antimicrobial innovation and to remove impediments in ...
Release Date: 1 Oct 2014
30 Sep 2014
The conference will take place in Manaus, Brazil from 3-5 December 2014 and is organized by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences ...
19 Sep 2014
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.
Asian countries should be more concerned about the importance of water supply and sanitation for their people and try every effort to improve the water safety and wastewater control through proper water resources management and treatment - one of the recommendations emerging from the workshop held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 2014
Resource Added: 10 Mar 2014
Latest Update: 6 Aug 2014
Asian countries should be more concerned about the importance of water supply and sanitation for their people and try every effort to improve the water safety and wastewater control through proper water resources management and treatment - one of the recommendations emerging from the workshop ...
Release Date: 21 Feb 2014
The Royal Society, UK, published a report in February on "Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning".
This report highlights advances in neuroscience with potential implications for education and lifelong learning. The report authors, including ...
Resource Added: 11 Jul 2014
Latest Update: 11 Jul 2014
Science academies from around the globe issued joint statements to call world leaders' attention to raise their awareness of the emerging threat of drug resistance in infectious agents including tuberculosis. The "G-Science" statements are intended to inform government leaders at ...
c/o ICTP Campus (Adriatico Guesthouse-7th Floor)
Strada Costiera 11
Trieste 34151, Italy
The InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP) is a network of the world's academies of Medicine, Science, Engineering and others having Medical members, working together through bilateral and regional linkages, committed to improving health world-wide.
IAMP activities focus on institutional collaboration to strengthen the role of all academies to alleviate the health burdens of ...
The Statement of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences acknowledges the wrongdoings of men towards environment and society. The statement explores sustainable solutions to the issue.
Release Date: 6 May 2014
Although there have been major advances in research into, and treatment of, many communicable diseases, continuing progress in tackling these major challenges for public health is threatened by the dramatic increase in the number and distribution worldwide of pathogens resistant to antimicrobial ...
Release Date: 18 Nov 2013
The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Ministry of Health have held a joint launch of 'World No Tobacco Day, 2014' and NASAC’s Report on ‘Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa’ in May 2014.
Resource Added: 25 Jun 2014
Latest Update: 25 Jun 2014
Climate change poses a significant threat to human health. This threat can be decreased by mitigating its causes, particularly by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and adapting to its impacts. There is concern that measures to mitigate climate change will be socially and economically demanding. ...
Release Date: 1 Jan 2010
9 Jun 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.
14 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 ...
5 May 2014
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 ...
Led by NASAC, the Network of African Science Academies, as well as individual IAP Academies of Science from Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda, this project aims to better equip scientists in Africa to communicate the results of their results of their work to stakeholders, decision makers and the general public. The project will explore innovative ways to facilitate this, and examine which methods deliver optimal results in different countries and to different audiences.
Topics: Science Communication, Health
Latest Update: 29 Apr 2014
7 Mar 2014
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 ...
26 Feb 2014
... for pioneering tropical research discoveries or innovative solutions in the fields of tropical agriculture, tropical medicine, tropical natural resources and tropical architecture and engineering ...
Deadline 15 April 2014
Resource Added: 27 Feb 2014
Latest Update: 27 Feb 2014
7 Feb 2014
Call for concept notes by 14 March 2014 ...
10 Dec 2013
ICSU and IAMP invite applications for the post of Executive Director for a new interdisciplinary research programme – “Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment: a Systems Analysis Approach". Deadline 18 January 2014
18 Nov 2013
IAP and IAMP highlight the critical role that antimicrobial (including antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic) drugs play in today’s medical practices, but also that there have been dramatic increases in the number of pathogens developing resistance to these drugs ...
18 Nov 2013
The Lancet Global Health publishes "What do we need to do to tackle antimicrobial resistance" - a Commentary on the IAP/IAMP Statement today, 18 November 2013, Antibiotic Awareness Day ...