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  • Participants at the workshop.
    24 Jun 2015

    Group finalise plan for newborn health work

    With new momentum behind improving metrics for newborn health, following from the Every Newborn Action Plan, the INDEPTH Maternal and Newborn Working Group held a meeting from 18-19 June 2015, in Kampala, Uganda, to finalise the group’s strategic plan, harmonise existing efforts, and identify...
  • 23 Jun 2015

    INDEPTH Board Chairman honoured

    INDEPTH Network Board Chairman Prof Marcel Tanner has been honoured by the President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire with the ‘Ordre Du Mérite Ivoirien’ at the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan. This decoration is one of the most prestigious in the country and rewards distinguished...
  • Samuelina Arthur, INDEPTH Network with two other participants
    16 Jun 2015

    Experts review approaches to unintended pregnancies

    Experts in fertility and family planning met in Accra recently to review existing approaches to the conceptualization and measurement of unintended pregnancy.  The meeting held at Labadi Beach Hotel from 2-4 June, 2015, was attended by 24 participants including representatives of INDEPTH...
  • Group three and four with facilitators and organisers
    16 Jun 2015

    INDEPTH Data managers attend iSHARE workshop in Dubai

    Data managers from 16 INDEPTH member centres are participating in the five-day iSHARE workshop which started on June 8, 2015 in Dubai.  iSHARE ( the INDEPTH Data Sharing and Access Repository) is an online, free-access archive of high quality datasets from member centres which facilitates data...
  • 16 Jun 2015

    INDEPTH: Direct GEC debate on ways of adaptation

    Within the context of Global Environmental Change (GEC), the theme of the World Environment Day (WED) 2015 “how the well-being of humanity, the environment and economies ultimately depends on the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources” insists on the urgent necessity to direct the...
  • iHOPE SAG team
    16 Jun 2015

    Experts review INDEPTH Household Health expenditure Project

    The first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) of INDEPTH Network's iHOPE Project was held in Geneva, Switzerland from 4-5 June 2015. The SAG, which is a group of international experts who provide independent scientific advice will review the iHOPE project's overall objectives and approve...
  • Prof Osman Sankoh and Karolinska Institute's Prof Hans Rosling  at the meeting.
    10 Jun 2015

    Prof Sankoh among global health leaders at MA4Health Summit

    INDEPTH Network Executive Director Prof Osman Sankoh is participating in the MA4Health global summit convened by USAID, the World Health Organization, and the World Bank Group. Decision-makers, thought leaders, and implementers have come together in Washington to...
  • 5 Jun 2015

    INDEPTH stresses protection of planet earth as world marks Environment Day

    Accra, 5 June 2015. The INDEPTH Network joins the world in celebrating World Environment Day (WED) - a day set aside to raise awareness about the importance of protecting planet Earth and Mother Nature. On this day, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) calls on nations, encouraging them...

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