Projects & Programmes

IAP provides funding for projects that impact science globally. Some of these projects are grouped into major IAP programme areas, such as: science education, biosecurity, water, science communication, women in science, young scientists and the activities of the IAP Affiliated Networks.

Topics
  • Biotechnology and Biosecurity 8
  • Careers in Science 14
  • Health 20
    • Exploring Traditional Medicine 1
    • One Health 1
    • Promoting Health 1
    • Social Determinants of Health 1
    • Urban Health 1
    • Young Physician Leaders 1
  • Science Advice 4
  • Science Education and Science Literacy 24
  • SDGs 20
Activity Type
  • Conference 16
  • Project 53
  • Program 9
  • Topic 6
Project Status
  • Completed 60
  • Ongoing 16
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  • Sep272017
    Completed
    Sep 27 2017 - Sep 28 2017
    Global leaders in healthcare and medicine met in Beijing, China, on 27-28 September 2017 to tackle a pressing question: How do we promote and maintain good health and well-being for a growing global population? Hosted by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the InterAcademy Partnership for ...
    Beijing, China
  • Completed
    At the IAMP General Assembly in Beijing in 2006, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Académie de Médecine  proposed the Scientific Writing Programme.The aim was to organize a series of workshops for young scientists and clinicians to help maximize the accuracy and ...
  • Completed
    The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals and incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining importance, but still in too few countries.    An independent commission of 20 academic leaders from around the ...
  • Completed
    Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (DCP3)  is a tool meant to spur discussion and give guidance on efficient ways to purchase health in low-resource settings.The Advisory Committee to the DCP3 Editors (DCP3 ACE) assures quality and intellectual credibility at the highest level of the ...
  • Ongoing
    Young Physician Leaders (YPL)
    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).
  • Ongoing
    Improving Scientific Input to Global Policymaking: Strategies for Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals
    The InterAcademy Council/IAP for Research, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), and sponsored by the 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.
  • Completed
    As follow-up to the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (New, York, 20-21 September, 2011) and The Lancet article on the NCD Alliance , IAMP member academes have been organizing ...
  • Ongoing
    Health inequalities between and within countries are a global challenge. The starting point of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2005-2008), set up by the World Health Organization and chaired by Sir Michael Marmot, was that systematic differences in health and life expectancy ...
  • Ongoing
    The concept of ‘ One Health ’ has been defined as “the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines – working locally, nationally and globally – to attain optimal health for people, animals and the environment.” Modern science has led to significant ...
  • Ongoing
    While   aggregate   global   health   status   has   improved substantially    in   recent    decades,   these gains have not been distributed evenly and there is rising international concern about global epidemics of ...
  • Oct222011
    Completed
    Oct 22 2011
    A leadership workshop was organized in Berlin hosted by the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.  The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford (IAMP co-chair) and saw the participation  a leadership panel which numbered several members of the IAMP Executive ...
    Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
    Berlin, Germany
  • Oct192012
    Completed
    Oct 19 2012 - Oct 24 2012
    Following the inaugural session of the IAMP “Young Physicians Leadership Program” held during the  World Health Summit  in Berlin, Germany in October 2011, a second event was organized recently in Berlin. 2012 IAMP YPL nominees: 1. ABDELMAWGOUD Moaz ...
    Berlin, Germany
  • Oct182013
    Completed
    Oct 18 2013 - Oct 22 2013
    Over 40 nominations were received from member academies and 20 participants from 17 different countries were selected to attend the workshop and prepare a session for presentation within the core Word Health Summit programme on 22 October 2013. At the very last moment, one of the YPL was ...
    Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW)
  • Oct122017
    Completed
    Oct 12 2017 - Oct 17 2017
    The seventh edition of the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) leadership training workshop took place on the side of this year’s World Health Summit in Berlin. A new cohort of 22 YPL from 17 countries participated and then joined the alumni network that now counts more than 150 ...
  • Oct182014
    Completed
    Oct 18 2014 - Oct 19 2014
    A group of 20  Young Physician Leaders  (YPL) were assembled by IAMP in Berlin, Germany, on the fringes of the World Health Summit (WHS,  www.worldhealthsummit.org ). Nominated by IAMP member academies and selected by the Executive Committee, the 20 young physicians from 16 ...
  • Oct92015
    Completed
    Oct 09 2015 - Oct 12 2015
    What the YPL had to say:  "This trip has been such a blessing. It reaffirmed many aspects of my career path in leadership. I look forward to apply what I have learned and to explore new innovations and collaborations." "Looking forward to meeting you all again in the ...
  • Oct72016
    Completed
    Oct 07 2016 - Oct 09 2016
    Following the 2016 YPL call for proposals for the annual October leadership training workshop, 24 selected participants arrived in Berlin on 6 October 2016. The programme began with a treasure hunt designed to break the ice and show the participants a tiny part of this ever-changing city. This ...
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  • The following is a dynamic listing of IAP content organized by topic. Select a topic from the right sidebar to quickly locate relevant meetings, projects, press releases, programs, articles, statements, reports, forums etc.  This listing does not contain all IAP website content; items ...
  • The following is a dynamic listing of IAP content organized by topic. Select a topic from the right sidebar to quickly locate relevant meetings, projects, press releases, programs, articles, statements, reports, forums etc.  This listing does not contain all IAP website content; items ...