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EU-LAC Health Conference

The RFI Team was present at the EU-LAC Health Conference, a high-level meeting in Brussels to discuss and disseminate the main output of the EU-funded project. Read the full report here.

At a parallel session, Dr. Juan Garay (Chief of the Section of Cooperation, delegation of the EU in Mexico) talked on research in equity and engaged with a representative from the RFI Team in a round table discussion about the importance of the Index’s development for international collaborative research in health.



Presenting the RFI at the 34th Anniversary Meeting of the Philippine Council on Health Research for Development (PCHRD)

Organised by the PCHRD in Manila on March 17th, 2016, COHRED was invited to present the Research Fairness Initiative for discussion at a panel session.

Participants included representatives from the Newton Fund, Institut Pasteur, the University of the Philippines, Manila, National Food Research Institute, the Philippine Assistant Secretary for Health and others.



Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health – August 2015 – Manila, Phillipines

The Research Fairness Initiative was discussed at a panel session at the Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health. The event was organised by COHRED in partnership with the Philippines to provide a unique global platform enabling the global research and innovation agenda to be set and solved with the ultimate outcome of internationally improving health, equity and socio-economic development in a sustainable manner. The Forum was hosted in Manila, the Philippines, on August 24th to 27th, 2015. Click here for the Forum website.



RFI blog post – March 2015


Our blog posting on Research Fairness Initiative : Where there is need for best practices in Health Research Collaborations was published on January 31st this year highlighting the achievements, needs and challenges of international collaborative partnerships in health and what the Research Fairness Initiative will offer and where it intends to propose a change.  See what the blog posting said.