Category: Research

ICM’s Dr. Lincoln Lau in Healthy Cities in SDG Era podcast

ICM’s Director of Research Dr. Lincoln Lau appears as a guest on Episode 8 of Healthy Cities in the SDG Era. It’s a podcast featuring the research conducted by faculty and students at the University of Toronto to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This podcast is co-hosted by Erica Di Ruggiero, Director of the Centre...

ICM Research in AidEx East Africa Webinar Series

ICM’s very own Research Associate Daryn Joy O. Go will be one of the speakers at AidEx 2021 East Africa Webinar Series! Daryn will be part of a panel discussion “Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL), and Faith: Beyond Western Approaches” The webinar aims to answer questions such as, “What are good practices and lessons learned...

ICM Featured in Joint Learning Initiative’s ground-breaking Compendium of Good Practices

ICM’s research and data-gathering work during the pandemic is featured in the JLI MEAL (Joint Learning Initiative Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning) Hub’s ground-breaking Compendium of Good Practices, launched in January 2021. The “Compendium of Good Practices on Conducting MEAL in Partnerships with International Actors and Local Faith Actors” bridges the knowledge gap on how...

Freakonomics Rebroadcasts Interview with ICM’s David Sutherland with Dean Karlan and James Choi

    Poverty alleviation research is a huge part of ICM’s work with people living in ultra-poverty.  We are committed to the rigorous measurement of our programs. We track everything that happens on the ground. Data is important so we can learn and implement the most effective ways we can achieve the greatest impact to help...

Family Academy? What’s That?

Maybe you’ve heard the name “Family Academy” or seen Facebook pictures of little kids pointing at numbered cards, but how much do you know about Family Academy? Before we explain the program, let’s first talk about the educational needs we’re trying to meet. As the Philippines government has expanded their educational reach, we have, happily,...

ICM’s Research Published in Economist and New York Times!

ICM is pleased to announce that the six-month results of a large scale randomized controlled trial on ICM’s Transform program were released on February 19th as a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. This paper was also reviewed by the Economist in the Feb 22nd print edition – read it here. The study was also mentioned in this article...

ICM Research Team Shares Feeding Strategies at Conference

 ICM’s research on the treatment strategy of feeding malnourished children living in ultra poverty is reaching the ears of academics in the AsiaPacific region. Last month, ICM’s Director of Research, Dr Lincoln Lau, spoke at the 1st Southeast Asia Public Health Nutrition (SEA-PHN) Conference in conjunction with the Nutrition Society of Malaysia’s 32nd Annual Scientific Conference. Held in...

Remembering Typhoon Haiyan

On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines) ripped through central Philippines, causing death and destruction in its path. It is estimated that more than 6,300 people were killed with thousands more injured, and millions made homeless. It was the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall – powerful winds and storm surges smashed...

Forging Partnerships in TB Control

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacteria that can infect any organ of the body and is highly contagious; and when left untreated, can cause death.  It is curable with a regime of antibiotics over the period of at least 6 months, however stigma and access to the tests and medications are common barriers to the successful...

Livelihood comes to the Malnourished Children Outreach (MCO) program!

by Helen Turner, ICM COO After successful trials during 2011/12 ICM has been able to develop a training model to incorporate the values, health and livelihood training for the parents of the Malnourished Children Outreach (MCO) participants.  It is an exciting model involving local community members represented by the local Church Pastor and three Church...