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  • 3 Oct 2015

    INDEPTH team among mortality statistics experts meeting in Cairo

    Over 50 experts were in Cairo, Egypt, from September 28 for a four- day meeting on Mortality Statistics in Africa jointly convened by the WHO, Africa Symposium on Statistical Development (ASSD) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
  • 3 Oct 2015

    INDEPTH ED presents CHESS at Wellcome Trust meeting

    The INDEPTH Executive Director Prof. Osman Sankoh, recently presented "INDEPTH: Upgrading HDSS to CHESS” on behalf of researchers from 45 Research Centres in 20 Low-and Medium- Income Countries in Africa, Asia and Oceania.  This was during the 1-2 October 2015 researchers'...
  • 2 Oct 2015

    Julia Mwesigwa is first author of nationwide survey on malaria transmission in The Gambia

    Dr Julia Mwesigwa, a clinical Epidemiologist at the MRC Unit the Gambia, led the nationwide survey and is the first-author of the paper entitled “On-going malaria transmission in The Gambia despite high coverage of control interventions: a nationwide cross-sectional survey”. The findings of a...
  • 29 Sep 2015

    INDEPTH ED commends Gates Foundation for support

    The INDEPTH Executive Director Prof. Osman Sankoh has expressed gratitude to the Gates Foundation for giving grant support to the Network for research studies. Prof. Sankoh said this on 29 September 2015 in his opening remarks to the 4-day meeting of INDEPTH’s iHOPE Project in Accra, Ghana.
  • 28 Sep 2015

    New Global Health approach to reach millions more people with lifesaving medicines

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new approach to purchasing and distributing life-saving medicine and health supplies. USAID will use data analytics and innovative tools to drive-down the price of medicines and increase delivery speed.
  • 28 Sep 2015

    African data on the spotlight as high level conference starts

    A three-day High Level Conference (HLC) on data revolution started in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 27 March 2015, as a side event of the 8th Joint ECA-AUC Conference of Ministers of Finance and Planning  and Economic Development. The INDEPTH Network is represented by the Executive Director, Prof Osman...
  • 28 Sep 2015

    Southern scientists to discuss innovation in meeting SDGs

    The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research (icddr,b), Bangladesh, a member of the INDEPTH Network, hosted a forum dubbed “Innovating for Health: The role of Southern-led science and innovation in meeting the health-related SDGs” on 26 September 2015 in New York. 
  • 28 Sep 2015

    Regional director of health services interacts with Navrongo researchers

    The Regional Director of Health Services for the Upper East Region in Ghana, Dr. Koku Awoonor-Williams recently made a presentation to Research Officers of the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC), a member of INDEPTH, on a draft proposal for a Health Implementation Program that the Korean...

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