WDI News & Announcements

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Syndicated news feed for all of the William Davidson Institute.

News Item WDI Healthcare Initiative Embarks On UNITAID Project by Dan Shine — last modified 04/14/14 16:11
WDI’s Healthcare Research Initiative has embarked on an exciting three-year project funded by UNITAID to design market interventions to ensure supply stability, reduced prices and improved quality for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for malaria, tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS.
News Item WDI-Sponsored MAP Teams Work Globally by Dan Shine — last modified 04/10/14 14:53
WDI sponsored seven Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP) teams in 2014 as part of its mission to support international activities at the University of Michigan.
News Item NextBillion Case Writers Join Google Hangout by Dan Shine — last modified 04/09/14 12:44
The first- and second-place winners of the 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition will join NextBillion Managing Editor Scott Anderson for a Google Hangout on April 10.
News Item DCS Launches Career Center Program In Philippines by Dan Shine — last modified 04/09/14 11:25
WDI’s Development Consulting Services recently deployed career center expert Tom Devlin to the Philippines to introduce university administrators and career center professionals there to the highly successful U.S. career center model.
News Item WDI Paper To Be Featured At AOM Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 04/04/14 16:55
A paper written by three WDI staff members has been judged one of the best accepted papers and will be published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2014 Academy of Management annual meeting.
News Item 2014 Case Competition Winners Crowned by Dan Shine — last modified 04/02/14 10:38
A case study written by two professors from HEC Paris has won first place in the 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition. The case is about a German NGO that provides solar energy solutions in Tanzania and faces several challenges in order to scale its organization to generate much-needed revenue.
News Item WDI COO Visits Philippines In Advance Of Workshop by Dan Shine — last modified 03/26/14 15:16
In preparation for DCS’s case writing workshop in the Philippines in April, part of WDI’s five-year STRIDE project, the Institute’s chief operating officer traveled to Manila to meet with officials and key stakeholders for the project.
News Item Yadav, Colleagues Write About TB In The Lancet by Dan Shine — last modified 03/24/14 17:17
WDI’s Director of Healthcare Research Prashant Yadav and two colleagues have written a March 24 op-ed in the medical journal The Lancet to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day.
News Item WDI Becomes Member of Health Coalition by Dan Shine — last modified 03/24/14 17:17
WDI has joined the Reproductive Health Supply Coalition, a global partnership comprised of inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, low- and middle-income country governments, multilateral organizations, and bilateral and private donors dedicated to improving access to affordable and high-quality reproductive health supplies for persons in low- and middle-income countries.
News Item Featured Video: Amie Batson of PATH by Dan Shine — last modified 03/24/14 17:17
WDI’s Prashant Yadav, director of the Institute’s Healthcare Research Initiative, interviewed Amie Batson, chief strategy officer of Seattle-based PATH, an innovative international health nonprofit known for developing lifesaving health technologies with global impact.
News Item NextBillion Editor At Global Health Conference by Dan Shine — last modified 03/19/14 12:05
Kyle Poplin, editor of NextBillion Healthcare, is reporting from the “Best Buys in Global Health” conference in Washington, D.C. WDI is the parent organization of the NextBillion.net site.
News Item WDI Impact Assessment Team Back In Mexico City by Dan Shine — last modified 03/16/14 21:52
Heather Esper, program manager for impact assessment at WDI, and Yaquta Fatehi, a research associate, are in Mexico City as part of the Institute’s three-year impact assessment project of a social venture, Semilla, supported by the Danone Ecosystem Fund.
News Item VIDEO: Monique Vledder Of The World Bank by Dan Shine — last modified 03/17/14 11:30
The WDI talk by the manager of a results-based fund created by the World Bank to reward achievements in global health instead of inputs is now available for viewing.
News Item WDI Healthcare Director Testifies On Capitol Hill by Dan Shine — last modified 03/17/14 11:30
Prashant Yadav, director of WDI’s Healthcare Research Initiative, recently testified in front of congressional subcommittee in Washington, D.C. about falsified and substandard medicines.
News Item Healthcare Talk To Focus On Results-Based Funding by Dan Shine — last modified 03/17/14 11:30
The manager of a results-based fund created by the World Bank to reward achievements in global health instead of inputs is the next speaker at the WDI Healthcare Research Seminar Series.
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