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  • 24 Oct 2016

    ABACUS Project releases first newsletter

    ABACUS is a project that assesses and compares community-based antibiotic access, consumption and the factors that underpin them in six countries in Africa and Asia, through the standardised sampling frame provided by the INDEPTH Network. Please see their first...
  • 24 Oct 2016

    A new way to combat childhood undernutrition?

      In recent years it has become clear that children suffering from malnutrition at an early age do not always fully recover even when they are given a better diet. This indicates that childhood undernutrition is not related to nutritious diet alone. Research carried out at icddr,b and elsewhere...
  • 22 Oct 2016

    New paper on INDEPTH malaria drug study published

    A new publication on modeling of electrocardiograms for malaria drug Eurartesim® safety evaluation has been published by a leading journal, PLOS ONE. This comes in the background of a recent call from the WHO for experts to review cardiotoxicity of antimalarials. 
  • 14 Oct 2016

    All set for Africa’s largest demographic studies project

    South Africa's government has announced that it will expand the country’s existing demographic studies to create a project that will be the largest of its kind in Africa — tracking the health, income, and educational attainment of around 1% of South Africa’s population.
  • 14 Oct 2016

    INDEPTH in the British Medical Journal Beyond open data: realising the health benefits of sharing data

    As little as a decade ago, many researchers working in global health recoiled at the idea that they should openly share individual patient data with one another. Now, data sharing is being herded into the mainstream by pioneering researchers, with added pressure from funders, medicine...
  • 14 Oct 2016

    INDEPTH represented at Gates, AAS meeting

    Profs. Michele Ramsay and Peter Waiswa were among researchers who took part in a roundtable discussion Precision Public Health in Africa hosted by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) on 7 October 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Bill & Melinda Gates...
  • 14 Oct 2016

    Nouna centre participates in World Health Summit

     The Director of the Nouna Health Research Centre (NSRF) in Burkina Faso, Dr.  Ali Sie, was among delegates of the World Heath Summit held in Berlin, Germany, from 9 - 11 October 2016.  The World Health Summit is a health care conference on global health policy development. Dr. Sie made two...
  • 7 Oct 2016

    Nanoro CHESS pilot preparations in top gear

    A team from INDEPTH Secretariat in Ghana and a software developing firm were at the Nanoro Health and Demographic Surveillance System site (HDSS) in Burkina Faso from 14 -24 September 2016 to support the ground team in preparations for piloting of the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological...

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