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  • 30 Oct 2014

    Three new centres join INDEPTH Network

    The INDEPTH family is growing. Three new centres have been approved by the board to join the Network. They are the Chokwe HDSS in Mozambique; Cross River HDSS in Nigeria and Kyamulibwa HDSS in Uganda. With these additions, INDEPTH Network currently has 45 member...
  • 29 Oct 2014

    Press Release: Largest ever dataset on individual deaths in Africa & SE Asia reveals changing health of developing world

    An unprecedented insight into the changing health of people across Africa and Asia - including the fluctuating burdens of HIV, malaria and childhood mortality - is revealed today by the publication of the largest ever dataset of individual deaths recorded on-the-ground. Read more
  • 17 Oct 2014

    INDEPTH ED showcases Navrongo HDSS at UNICEF symposium

    The Executive Director of the INDEPTH Network, Prof Osman Sankoh, has participated in a three-day symposium on cohorts and longitudinal studies in low- and middle-income countries organised by UNICEF in Florence, Italy.
  • 11 Oct 2014

    INDEPTH Executive Director presents H3Africa/AWI-Gen project to IJE Editors

    The INDEPTH Executive Director, Prof Osman Sankoh attended on October 10 in London the annual meeting of editors of the International Journal of Epidemiology, the topmost / high-impact journal in its area. An IJE editor himself, Osman seized the opportunity and presented the US-NIH/UK-Wellcome...
  • 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...

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