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  • 28 Apr 2015

    Updated malaria treatment guidelines launched

    Updated "Guidelines for the Treatment of Malaria" were launched by WHO during the World Malaria Day on 25 April 2015. They include the latest recommendations on preventive treatment for infants, children under 5 and pregnant women. The updated guidelines should help expand access to recommended...
  • 28 Apr 2015

    African CDC to Open in 2015

    Secretary of State John Kerry signed an agreement Monday to help establish a Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Africa. The goal for the agency is to support the continent with active disease surveillance and response.
  • 14 Apr 2015

    Workshop on research data sharing held in South Africa

    An international workshop recently held in Stellenbosch, South Africa explored the opportunities and challenges for enabling greater access to (and use of) data generated by public health and epidemiological research in Africa. David Carr, Policy Adviser at the Wellcome Trust, describes some of the...
  • 14 Apr 2015

    Call for researchers to understand policy process

    Researchers need to understand how the policy, planning and budgeting processes work at different levels. This is one the observations made at a meeting of different stakeholders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where they discussed challenges related to research uptake. The meeting, held on 10 April...
  • 14 Apr 2015

    INDEPTH member centre in Kenya, wins UNFPA award

    he African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an INDEPTH member centre in Nairobi, Kenya which runs the Nairobi Urban HDSS, has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award.
  • 27 Mar 2015

    INDEPTH education workshop kicks off in Accra

    Researchers who are members of the INDEPTH Education Working Group are meeting in Accra for a three-day workshop which was officially opened by the Executive Director of the Network, Prof. Osman Sankoh on Wednesday, 25 March 2015. INDEPTH has Working Groups in over 10 thematic areas and actively...
  • 27 Mar 2015

    INDEPTH education workshop kicks off in Accra

    Researchers who are members of the INDEPTH Education Working Group are meeting in Accra for a three-day workshop which was officially opened by the Executive Director of the Network, Prof. Osman Sankoh on Wednesday, 25 March 2015. INDEPTH has Working Groups in over 10 thematic areas and actively...
  • 27 Mar 2015

    Meeting to bring together researchers and policy makers in Tanzania

    The Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania will host a meeting of stakeholders to discuss practical strategies to bridge the gap between research findings and health policy and practice. The meeting to be held in Dar es Salaam on 10 April 2015 follows two similar forums organized by the INDEPTH...

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