Representatives from RTI International will discuss best practices to develop long-term partnerships and build local capacity in international development at the Devex International Development Career Fair and Partnerships Forum in Manila, Philippines June 10-11.
Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages by calorie may be more efficient in improving public health than an ounce-based tax, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, New York State Department of Health, and New York University.
In the absence of the kind of federal regulations that apply to tobacco cigarettes, television advertising for e-cigarettes has increased two-fold for youth and three-fold for young adults in the U.S. in the past two years, according to a study by researchers at RTI International and the Florida...
Global health research efforts, robust disease registries needed to address kidney disease of unknown origin
An important and mysterious global public health concern is unfolding around chronic kidney disease of unknown origin. In certain endemic areas in Sri Lanka, more than 15 percent of the population is at risk of developing chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu), according to Sri Lanka’s...
In an effort to reduce regional air pollution in China, RTI International has been awarded a contract from China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection to provide technical assistance for improving air quality in China’s Jiangsu province.
Frequent in-person home visits can reduce both readmission and death for patients with heart failure
Home-visiting programs and multidisciplinary heart failure clinic interventions can reduce hospital readmission and improve survival for patients with heart failure, according to research from RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A new book provides a definitive drug safety resource for pharmaceutical researchers and students. The book brings together 136 experts from around the world who represent all aspects of pharmacovigilance.
Leading health policy experts will discuss the past and future changes of long-term care spanning from 1989 to 2039 at a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., May 28.
New report describes effective strategy to enhance interstate collaboration in health information exchange
A new report by RTI International describes effective strategies to enhance the exchange of electronic health information among states. The report discusses how the State Health Policy Consortium (SHPC) successfully completed demonstration and pilot projects designed to overcome barriers to...
Frank X. Weber, laboratory manager in the Trace Inorganics Department at RTI International, was awarded the 2014 Robert L. Mielke Award from the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology.