Vote for icddr,b Researcher Shortlisted for Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development initiative
A research proposal to help reduce the enormous burden of post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) developed by icddr,b’s Dr. Aminur Rahman Shaheen has been shortlisted for the multi- million dollar Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development grant competition. Research proposals are shortlisted based on innovative health solutions that cut across technology, service delivery, and demand. Dr. Shaheen’s study, “Tampostat: A low-cost, self-regulating tamponade for management of postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings,” is one of 52 finalists in the competition.
All 52 finalists’ innovations are open for on-line voting for a People’s Choice Award until 31 July (5 pm ET). The winner will be announced on 1 August. Learn more about Dr. Shaheen's innovation on the icddr,b website. To vote please click here.
Hewlett Foundation Renews Support for PopPov Secretariat
This month the Population Reference Bureau will begin a new stage in its partnership with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Population and Poverty Research Initiative. With renewed funding from the Hewlett Foundation, PRB will shift its focus outward from the PopPov Network to engage policy audiences with results from PopPov projects and related research and to build researchers' and advocates' capacity to communicate these results.
Read Hewlett Foundation's program officer Helena Choi's reflections on accomplishments of the initiative and future directions.
Watch: Interview with Jean-François Kobiané and Moussa Bougma
In a new video interview, Jean-François Kobiané and Moussa Bougma discuss their analyses of the links between family structure, poverty, and child labor in Africa.
You can find this and other interviews on the PopPov Interviews page.
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