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  • 28 Apr 2017

    Kintampo launches first malaria slide bank in W.Africa

    Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) in Ghana and partners have developed the Kintampo Malaria Slide Bank as a critical resource to “End Malaria for Good” through malaria diagnosis training and quality assessment. To mark this year’s World Malaria Day, KHRC launched a malaria slide bank as...
  • 26 Apr 2017

    INDEPTH takes part in Harvard climate change events

    INDEPTH participated in a week of climate change-related events referred to as the “Harvard University Climate Week celebrations” organised by the University of Harvard in the US. As part of the events and programmes marking this undertaking held between April 25 and 28 was a workshop series...
  • 21 Apr 2017

    Patients' perception vital for medication adherence for type-2 diabetes

    Tackling risks from non-communicable diseases (NCD), particularly diabetes, in a resource-poor setting like Bangladesh is a daunting challenge. The International Diabetic Federation (IDF) estimates that by 2030, Bangladesh would emerge as one of the countries with largest number of people...
  • 21 Apr 2017

    A prospective cohort study to assess the micro-epidemiology of P.falciparum clinical malaria

    After the decrease in clinical malaria incidence observed in Mozambique until 2009, a steady resurgence of cases per year has been reported nationally, reaching alarming levels in 2014. However, little is known about the clinical profile of the cases presented, or the possible epidemiological...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    ABACUS coordinators and ICT personnel trained on REDCap

    Coordinators and ICT personnel with INDEPTH’s project on community-based antibiotic access and consumption (ABACUS) have received training on the use of REDCap for data collection and management. The workshop was held from 3 - 5 April 2017 at Wits School of Public health in Johannesburg, South...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    Smoking initiation and cessation among youths in Vietnam

    Study of smoking initiation and cessation is particularly important in adolescent population because smoking prevention and cessation at this time may prevent several health consequences later in life. There is a very limited knowledge about the determinants of smoking initiation and...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    CHW knowledge and management of pre-eclampsia in southern Mozambique

    Mozambique has drastically improved an array of health indicators in recent years, including maternal mortality rates which decreased 63 % from 1990-2013 but the rates still high. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia constitute the third major cause of maternal death in the country. Women in rural...
  • 14 Apr 2017

    ENAP metrics workshop held in Dhaka

    INDEPTH's Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Project organised a workshop from 10-12 April, 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The ENAP Metrics Implementation Workshop, which started with a site visit and field work on 9 April, aimed at finalising data collection tools and the data collection process to...

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