A Call for Action to Strengthen Health Research Capacity in Low and Middle Income Countries


The draft Call for Action to Strengthen Health Research Capacity in Low and Middle Income Countries has obtained the endorsement of a majority of the IAMP membership and has been issued as an IAMP statement on the occasion of  World Health Assembly discussions  on the  report of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination on Friday 24 May 2013. Support for the Statement has also been expressed by the Global Young Academy (GYA). 
STATEMENT                         Call for Action to Strengthen Health Research Capacity in LMIC
STATEMENT IN CHINESE   IAMP Call for Action in Chinese
PRESS RELEASE                 Press Release – English
                                                Press release in Chinese
                                                Press release in Spanish
In our efforts to disseminate the statement as widely as possible, various  awareness-raising events are being organized. member academies have been invited to translate the statement and where possible – the press release to accompany the statement in English. Appreciation to the Chinese Academyof Engineering and the Academia Nacionale de Medicina, Colombia for the translations provided.
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Symposium on “Research Capacity Strengthening in LMIC”
World Health Summit (Federal Foreign Office) Berlin, Germany 21 October 2013


Reference has been made to the IAMP Statement ” A Call for Action to Strengthen Health Research Capacity in Low and Middle Income countries”  in the FEAM Commentary to be published in the next Quarterly Journal of Medicine

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Special Launch Event of the Statement  by IAMP at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
4 July 2013


IAMP/FEAM Workshop on Integrated Education in One Health
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
5 June 2013, Budapest Hungary



Federation of European Academies of Medicine FEAM, Spring Conference 
Irish Academy of Medical Sciences
29th May 2013, Dublin Ireland.

Presentation of the Call for Action to FEAM by IAMP

COHRED supports the Call for Action
ASSAf announces IAMP Call for Action