Kirsty Klipp presented the RFI as part of a parallel session at the SARIMA conference 2018, on Thursday May 31, 2018, at the Misty Hills Country Hotel in Gauteng, South Africa.
SciDev.Net published an article which spoke about the RFI as a tool for research institutions, highlighting its usefulness as a way to see where there are gaps in policy.
On April 12, 2018, COHRED, in collaboration with the Swiss Commission for Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) hosted COHRED Colloquium 5, an event that focused on the Research Fairness Initiative.
COHRED, in collaboration with the Swiss Commission for Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) hosted a parallel session at the Geneva Health Forum 2018, entitled “Increasing fairness and impact of research partnerships”.
The RFI was mentioned as a tool for improving fairness and equity in research partnerships in a document written by the TRUST project entitled:
A session on the RFI was held at the annual conference of the CUGH in New York, on 18 March 2018. The session focused on introducing the Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) and critically examining its potential to improve the fairness and impact of global health research partnerships.
The Canadian Coallition for Global Health Research published a blog post written by Kirsty Klipp, RFI Implementation Manager on their Students and Young Professional’s Network Blog.
The first RFI report published by WHO TDR made headlines in the March Newsletter of the Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries.
To see the News Letter , click here.
The first RFI report has been published by World Health Organisations Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO TDR – http://www.who.int/tdr/news/2018/tdr-rfi-report-2018/en/). This is the first RFI report to be made public, and will serve as an example and template for future RFI reports.
We hope that this will encourage many other institutions and organisations to consider the RFI, and to work towards creating a better environment for fair and equitable global research in the future!
We need your help. We have updated our RFI Brochure for the 2018 roll out, and it is ready for dissemination! Continue reading