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  • 4 Jun 2014

    IHTAS participants visit Kilifi, Kenya

    The INDEPTH Healthy Transitions to Adulthood Study (IHTAS) is an intervention research project on adolescent health, with a focus on adolescent sexual and reproductive health which started in 2013. The interventions that will be evaluated within the trial will include making the...
  • 24 May 2014

    INDEPTH at World Health Assembly in Geneva

    Prof Sankoh made the call when he made a presentation on the theme “The Role of R&D and Innovation for Development in LMICs – the case of INDEPTH and similar organisations. The Executive Director of the INDEPTH Network, Prof Osman Sankoh, has called for a stronger international commitment to...
  • 15 May 2014

    INTREC workshop on research methods ongoing in Accra

    NTREC workshop on research methods ongoing in Accra
    Fifteen participants from 11 INDEPTH member Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems (HDSSs) in five countries are being trained on qualitative and quantitative research methods for addressing inequities and social...
  • 14 May 2014

    Fertility analysis and writing workshop held in Burkina Faso

    As part of the INDEPTH Network strategy to promote the increase of cross-and multiple-site papers, the Network’s interest group on fertility proposed an analysis and writing workshop in Burkina Faso, involving three Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems namely, Nouna, Nanoro and...
  • 6 May 2014

    INDEPTH Brochure published - The Past, The Present & The Future

    This brochure presents INDEPTH — a vibrant global organisation of currently 42 member health research centres in 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Oceania — its achievements and its goals for the future. What has brought us so far is our unfaltering optimism that  hard work, focus and innovation...
  • 1 Apr 2014

    INDEPTH-IJE Cohort Profile Writing underway in Accra

    In order to showcase the wealth of data collected and the amount of work going on at the various INDEPTH member HDSSs and make them more visible, the 2nd INDEPTH-IJE Cohort Profile Writing Workshop has started in Accra. The four-day workshop is to provide a 'quiet space' with...
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    17 Mar 2014

    Niakhar celebrates 50 years of research on population, healt

    Niakhar Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in Senegal, a member of the INDEPTH Network,  celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of activities to mark the golden jubilee, a two-day scientific symposium was held at the Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) in Dakar. The event brought...
  • 17 Mar 2014

    Prof Sankoh pledges support to Research to Policy Group

    The Executive Director of the INDEPTH Network, Prof Osman Sankoh, has underscored the need to translate research findings to influence policy in order to achieve development goals. He has, therefore, pledged his support for the Research to Policy Working Group so that research findings do not...

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