Interesting Read: June 2017 Board Meeting

On June 6, 2017, the Clear Fund Board of Directors, which oversees GiveWell, held a meeting: https://www.givewell.org/about/official-records/board-meeting-37. — Catherine Hollander http://www.GiveWell.org

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Interesting Read: Page updates related to 2017 charity recommendations

As part of publishing our updated 2017 charity recommendations, we published the following pages last week: Charity reviews (new): – Helen Keller International’s vitamin A supplementation program: https://www.givewell.org/charities/helen-keller-international – Evidence Action’s No Lean

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Interesting Read: Updated report on cash transfers

We published an update to our report on cash transfers, one of GiveWell’s priority programs: https://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/cash-transfers. — Catherine Hollander http://www.GiveWell.org

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Interesting Read: Notes from a site visit to a VAS program supported by Helen Keller International in Conakry, Guinea

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/HKI_Guinea_site_visit_10-09-17_to_10-11-17_(public).pdf In October 2017, GiveWell staff visited a vitamin A supplementation (VAS) program supported by Helen Keller International (HKI) in Conakry, Guinea. Topics we learned about on this visit included

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Interesting Read: Report on impact of malaria nets on mortality in individuals 5+ years old

GiveWell published a report on the impact of malaria nets on mortality in individuals 5+ years old, as part of our ongoing investigation into long-lasting insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria: https://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/insecticide-treated-nets/malaria-mortal

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Interesting Read: Grant to the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention

As part of GiveWell’s work to support the creation of future top charities, in August of 2017, the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention received a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $1,336,409 to start work aimed at reducing deaths from deliberate ingestion of pesticides: https://www.givewell.org/r

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Interesting Read: Conversation with Lions Clubs International Foundation staff about cataract surgery

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/LCIF_06-01-17_(public).pdf GiveWell and IDinsight spoke with Mr. Albano, Ms. Keller, and Ms. Morgan of Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) as part of their cataract surgery project ( http://www.givewell.org/charities/IDinsight/partnership-with

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Interesting Read: Conversation with David Dodson and Felix Brooks-church of PHC/Sanku about its progress and plans

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/PHC_Sanku_10-24-17_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Mr. Dodson and Mr. Brooks-church of Project Healthy Children/Sanku (PHC/Sanku) to learn about its progress in 2017 and future plans. PHC/Sanku is a GiveWell standout charity. Conversation topics

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Interesting Read: Conversation with Scott Montgomery and Sarah Zimmerman of the Food Fortification Initiative

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Food_Fortification_Initiative_10-20-17_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Mr. Montgomery and Ms. Zimmerman of the Food Fortification Initiative (FFI) to get an update on progress in 2017 and future plans. FFI is a GiveWell standout charity. Conversation

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Interesting Read: Conversations with Dr. Sherry Tanumihardjo of the University of Wisconsin about vitamin A deficiency

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Sherry_Tanumihardjo_10-17-17_and_10-27-17_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Dr. Sherry Tanumihardjo of the University of Wisconsin as part of its investigation into rates of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Conversation

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