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A Call for Ideas to Curb the Spread of Misinformation


Much of the current discussion of misinformation as a societal concern has highlighted how much inaccurate information is available online or in news media. Yet what makes misinformation a particularly acute problem today is its ability to spread rapidly and pervasively—as people post false...

New taskforce aims to curb non-communicable diseases worldwide


COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Lancet Taskforce on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and economics, a partner of the World Health Organization’s Independent High-Level Commission on NCDS, has launched at the WHO NCD Financing meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, on April 10, 2018. Non-communicable...

Shaping the Future: RTI International 2017 Annual Report


At RTI, we look continually toward the future, exploring how research, knowledge, and scientific discovery can make the world a place where people thrive. In 2017, we remained steadfast in our mission to do work that improves lives—work with impact that radiates outward, from individuals and...

Papyrus and RTI International partner on new agriculture program in Haiti


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— RTI International has partnered with Papyrus S.A., a Haitian management firm, to implement a new, five-year project to source maize locally for the grain processing company and large-scale buyer Les Moulins d’Haiti (LMH). The project aims to better integrate women and...