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[e-drug] COHRED Forum 2012 - Cape Town 24-26 April

E-DRUG: COHRED Forum 2012 - Cape Town 24-26 April
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FORUM 2012 TO FOCUS ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AS KEY DRIVERS OF DEVELOPMENT 
THAT GOES 'BEYOND AID'….

Forum 2012 is set to kick-start the COHRED-led Global Forum for Health Research 
summits on: ‘Beyond Aid... Research and Innovation as key drivers for health, 
equality and development’...

>From 24 to 26 April 2012, the Council on Health Research and Development Group 
>(The COHRED Group) in collaboration with partners and Governments, will 
>jointly host ‘Forum 2012’ in Cape Town, South Africa. Forum 2012 will be used 
>to launch a new series ofGlobal Forum for Health Research meetings on the 
>theme: ‘Beyond aid...research and innovation as key drivers of health, equity 
>and development’.

The Forum will examine the prospects for a new vision of development that looks 
‘beyond aid’, by focusing on developing capacities in low-and middle-income 
countries and emerging economies. This engagement will also probe how global 
collaborations can be used to support research and innovation processes that 
can enhance this new era of development.

Forum 2012 will investigate 3 main themes in support of these processes:

        • Improving and increasing investments in research and innovation;
        • Networking and partnerships for research and innovation;
        • Creating enabling environments for research and innovation.

The event will act as a platform for dialogue by bringing together close to 500 
participants from research institutions, business, social enterprises, 
governments, international organisations, funders and media. The Forum will 
bring together the world’s top change makers – from the across the globe – 
thereby creating an avenue through which they can develop equal partnerships 
toward effecting positive change for global health.

For more information on the Forum, please go to the Forum 2012 website 
www.forum2012.org or contact us at info@forum2012.org

Date: 24 to 26 April 2012; Venue: Cape Town International Conference Centre 
(CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

REGISTER NOW - PLACES LIMITED

www.cohred.org

Danny Edwards
Policy Analyst

Geneva/Switzerland, London/United Kingdom
+41 22 591 89 14 / +44 790 480 8309      
Skype: dannyjedwards
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COHRED - Council on Health Research for Development
Incorporating the Global Forum for Health Research

1-5 Route des Morillons 
1211 Geneva 2
P.O. Box 2100
Switzerland 
Tel: +41 22 591 89 00      



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