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Adaptive management seeks to achieve better project outcomes through the systematic, iterative and planned use of knowledge, data and learning.
RTI fully embraces the usefulness and importance of adaptive management and has been implementing this approach for many years.
RTI International and The Carter Center Continue Partnership to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases
RTI International President and CEO E. Wayne Holden met with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Friday to discuss their joint efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) under the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new flagship program Act to End NTDs | East.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) formally launched Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East, a new global program working to strengthen countries’ abilities to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
Every year, 40 million people around the world die from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including heart and respiratory ailments, diabetes, and cancer. Major NCD risk factors, such as tobacco...
A new study finds that six interventions for non-communicable disease (NCD) risk reduction could help avoid 21 million premature deaths from NCDs
World Malaria Day: Although tremendous progress has been made in the past decade, an estimated 219 million cases of malaria and 435,000 deaths occurred in 2017.
There's no "app" for development. But the right ICT tools can help achieve better outcomes.
In the current sanitation landscape, public funding is heavily skewed toward sewerage and centralized treatment plants even though this excludes many, if not most, city residents in low- and middle-income countries. Most of a city’s poor residents rely on onsite sanitation, such as septic tanks...
“What do you do for a living?” the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer said after taking my passport in hand, likely sensing the weight of many extra pages and visas stamped into its well-worn cover. “International public health,” I responded quietly, hoping that his...
Research Network Co-Chaired by Experts from RTI International, CDC and University of Illinois at Chicago Releases Collection of Articles on Non-Communicable Diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — The International NCD Economics Research Network, a network of economists co-chaired by the independent, nonprofit research institute RTI International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the University of Illinois at...
RTI International to lead report examining world’s supply of medicines and resources to treat and prevent non-communicable diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Defeat-NCD Partnership to reduce the burden and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by providing new information on improving access...
Health Equity may have been the theme of this year’s APHA Annual Meeting, but what really stole the show were the topics of media, money, and politics. While meeting our daily step goals (even without participating in the Steps Challenge) traversing between the San Diego convention center and...
When we ask if a certain policy works, we often mean to ask if the policy works in a specific context and setting. Unfortunately, health policy has an attribution problem. Multiple factors influence how health systems affect health outcomes, and these factors interact in confusing and often...