Well-designed nutrition education programs can lead to healthier food choices among low-income families who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to a study conducted by Altarum Institute and RTI...
12/9/2013 9:00 AM EST
RTI received additional funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Reinvent the Toilet Challenge to further develop an off-grid toilet—targeted at developing nations—that converts human waste into burnable fuel, stored energy and...
11/19/2013 10:00 AM EST
A new web-based mapping site allows users to see stark racial boundaries, subtle shifts in income, and intricate patterns of race, age, household size and income for any location in the United States
10/17/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Approximately 2 million people, including 400,000 children, in the United States are being treated for epilepsy, and one-third continue to have seizures despite treatment. In order to address an important caregiver need, RTI International has been...
10/16/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Eighteen months after the close of a child maltreatment investigation, nearly 80 percent of children are still living in the home with their parents or primary caregivers according to a new report from RTI International and the U.S Dept. of Health...
9/26/2013 12:00 PM EDT
First Federally-Funded National Anti-Smoking Campaign Motivated 1.6 Million Smokers to Attempt to Quit
The first federally funded national anti-smoking media campaign, called Tips From Former Smokers, motivated 1.6 million smokers to attempt to quit, and researchers estimate at least 100,000 people will remain smoke-free, according to a new study by...
9/9/2013 2:40 PM EDT
Although using social media and peer-to-peer networks to spread information about health and science may now seem like a sound strategy, a new book argues that approach can reinforce disparities in learning and awareness.
9/5/2013 8:00 AM EDT
RTI International Report Describes Lessons Learned from U.S.-Financed Local Governance Program in Post-War Iraq
Recognizing widespread criticism that the U.S. mishandled reconstruction in post-war Iraq, a new report from researchers at RTI International explores the progress made in establishing basic public administration practices and political processes to...
9/3/2013 11:00 AM EDT
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RTI International has two experts available to discuss international literacy.
9/8/2009 12:15 PM EDT
RTI International has three public health experts who can discuss issues surrounding the swine flu outbreak.
4/26/2009 4:30 PM EDT
World Malaria Day is Saturday, April 25. If you're looking for experts to speak about malaria control efforts in Africa, Dr. John Chimumbwa is available.
4/21/2009 11:45 AM EDT