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  • 19 Nov 2016

    Successful AGM held in Kampala

    Over 80 delegates attended the opening of the 15th INDEPTH Network Annual General Meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda, from 16-18 November 2016.These included INDEPTH Member Centre Leaders or their representatives; Uganda-based HDSSs; INDEPTH partners and collaborators;...
  • 19 Nov 2016

    AGM delegates visit Iganga Mayuge HDSS

    Iganga Mayuge HDSS located 120km from the Ugandan capital, Kampala on 18 November 2018 hosted some participants of the INDEPTH Annual General Meeting.  The tour included the HDSS premises, the district health office, Iganga general hospital and the famous Itamba falls on one of the...
  • 13 Nov 2016

    All set for INDEPTH AGM in Kampala

    Preparations for the INDEPTH Network 2016 Annual General Meeting are on final stages.  The important annual event will take place at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda, from 16-18 November 2016.This is the overall forum for discussing organisational matters of the Network, electing...
  • 11 Nov 2016

    Uganda HDSSs welcome Centre Leaders for AGM

    The three Ugandan health and surveillance system sites of Iganga Mayuge, Kyamulibwa and Rakai are ready to host Centre Leaders or their representatives. The participants will start arriving in Kampala this weekend for the 15th INDEPTH Annual General Meeting taking place at the Speke Resort...
  • 11 Nov 2016

    WHO launches new Antenatal Care Guidelines

    On 7 November 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a new series of recommendations to improve quality of antenatal care in order to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications and give women a positive pregnancy experience.
  • 4 Nov 2016

    Taabo HDSS, Cote d'Ivoire: CSRS-Eremitage Funds Award 2017 for Scientific Research in Partnership

    The award was created in 2001 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS), an INDEPTH member centre in Cote d’ Ivoire. The “CSRS-Eremitage Funds Price for Scientific Research in Partnership” is awarded every two years. From 2011...
  • 4 Nov 2016

     Matlab HDSS, Bangladesh: Diversifying agriculture and food key to ending persistent under-nutrition

    Despite improved food security and nutrition status in Bangladesh, under-nutrition due to poor diet quality lingers and this could end with a more diversified agricultural sector producing nutritious food for everyone.
  • 28 Oct 2016

    Household health expenditure project team discuss instruments

    A four-day pre-pilot test and data collection meeting, which started on 24 October 2016, is underway at the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) in Upper East Region, Ghana, to discuss country specific instruments for measuring household out-of-pocket health payments (OOPs) in four countries,...

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