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Technical Report – UK-Kenya Research Symposium on Healthy Cities: Affordable Housing & Sustainable Infrastructure
To showcase existing research partnerships and explore the potential for new innovative interdisciplinary collaborations, UK and Kenya hosted a research symposium on ‘Healthy Cities, Housing and Sustainable Infrastructure’ in Nairobi in May 2019. This report represents the collective views of the participants and the opportunities for impact that were identified.
UKCDR publishes draft briefing paper and evidence review on safeguarding in international development research
UKCDR has supported International Development Funders Group by developing a set of draft principles and best practice guidance on safeguarding in the specific context of international development research.
This UKCDR commissioned briefing paper presents draft principles and best practice guidance drawn from the findings of an evidence review, looking at safeguarding in international development research.
This UKCDR commissioned evidence review aims to characterise the nature of safeguarding issues and challenges that may arise in the specific context of international development research, identify existing guidance, and review its implementation.
Opinion or commentary
This commentary paper from The Lancet Global Health defines a prescription for change in the approach of global health partners to research capacity building.
From the International Vaccines Task Force, this report develops a framework (for action by countries, development partners, research funders, research organisations and the private sector) for financing clinical research and trial capacity strengthening in low and middle-income countries.
This paper undertakes a systematic review of academic and grey literature to identify trends in and approaches to health research capacity development.
This report summarises findings from case studies in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal, mapping international donors and initiatives across Sub-Saharan Africa that are supporting scientific research and training, within the broader context of increasing investments in science, technology and innovation.
This report reviews frameworks for strengthening research systems, gives examples of policies to improve RCS systems, and analyses the landscape of organisations engaged in research management or RCS in sub-Saharan Africa.