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  • 21 Apr 2017

    A prospective cohort study to assess the micro-epidemiology of P.falciparum clinical malaria

    After the decrease in clinical malaria incidence observed in Mozambique until 2009, a steady resurgence of cases per year has been reported nationally, reaching alarming levels in 2014. However, little is known about the clinical profile of the cases presented, or the possible epidemiological...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    ABACUS coordinators and ICT personnel trained on REDCap

    Coordinators and ICT personnel with INDEPTH’s project on community-based antibiotic access and consumption (ABACUS) have received training on the use of REDCap for data collection and management. The workshop was held from 3 - 5 April 2017 at Wits School of Public health in Johannesburg, South...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    Smoking initiation and cessation among youths in Vietnam

    Study of smoking initiation and cessation is particularly important in adolescent population because smoking prevention and cessation at this time may prevent several health consequences later in life. There is a very limited knowledge about the determinants of smoking initiation and...
  • 15 Apr 2017

    CHW knowledge and management of pre-eclampsia in southern Mozambique

    Mozambique has drastically improved an array of health indicators in recent years, including maternal mortality rates which decreased 63 % from 1990-2013 but the rates still high. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia constitute the third major cause of maternal death in the country. Women in rural...
  • 14 Apr 2017

    ENAP metrics workshop held in Dhaka

    INDEPTH's Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Project organised a workshop from 10-12 April, 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The ENAP Metrics Implementation Workshop, which started with a site visit and field work on 9 April, aimed at finalising data collection tools and the data collection process to...
  • 11 Apr 2017

    Mental health and urban living in sub-Saharan Africa

    In sub-Saharan African cities, the epidemiological transition has shifted a greater proportion of the burden of non-communicable diseases, including mental and behavioral disorder, to the adult population. The burden of major depressive disorder and its social risk factors in the urban sub-...
  • 9 Apr 2017

    AWI-Gen writing and publications workshop held in SA

    AWI-Gen is a University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and INDEPTH Network Collaborative Centre under the umbrella of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium and aims to study genetic and environmental contributions to susceptibility to cardiometabolic diseases in four...
  • 7 Apr 2017

    Causes of Death among children aged 5 to 14 years in Kersa

    The global burden of mortality among children is still very huge though its trend has started declining following the improvements in the living standard. It presents serious challenges to the well-being of children in many African countries. Today, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounts for about...

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