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  • 7 Oct 2016

    Varsity swears-in former Navrongo head as VC

    The INDEPTH Network was well represented at the induction ceremony of Professor John Owusu  Gyapong  as the second Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), in Ho, in the Volta Region of Ghana. Prof. Gyapong is the former Director of the Navrongo Health Research...
  • 30 Sep 2016

    Patterns of mortality in the elderly in Vietnam

    Mortality rates exert profound effects on the population scope and structure. A great variety of factors that may affect these rates include age, gender, residence, marital status, living conditions and genetic traits. Research on mortality rates helps policy makers offer socio-economic...
  • 30 Sep 2016

    Prof Waiswa attends Preterm Birth Initiative study launch

    INDEPTH Maternal and New Born Health Working Group Leader Prof. Peter Waiswa recently attended the official launch of the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) Study at the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda. Associate Prof. Waiswa is also the Uganda PI of PTBi. During the event, the...
  • 23 Sep 2016

    Secretariat confirms Scientific Writing Workshop at AGM

    The INDEPTH Secretariat has confirmed that there will be a Scientific Writing Workshop for INDEPTH scientists during the AGM 2016 in Kampala, Uganda, in November. One of INDEPTH’s long standing commitments is the training and strengthening of research capacities of the next generation of...
  • 23 Sep 2016

    Promoting governance and equity within health system using mobile phone

    Use of mobile phones at a community level is a powerful tool to increase their equitable access to health care information and participation to local health care governance. Mobile phone has been described as offering a remarkable potential to deliver primary health care. It is widely used in Low-...
  • 18 Sep 2016

    Nouna, partners organise workshop on M&E

    The 6th session of the regional workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes against malaria was held recently at Palm Beach Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The opening ceremony was officiated at by the country's Minister for Health, who in his speech commended the...
  • 16 Sep 2016

    SA research giants join forces

    With effect from the 1st of October 2016, The Africa Centre for Population Health of the  University of KwaZulu‐Natal, an INDEPTH member, will merge with the KwaZulu‐Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K‐RITH) to  form the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI). The merged...
  • 16 Sep 2016

    icddrb in a South-South Cooperation mission

    A delegation of Bangladeshi health researchers, including Dr Iqbal Anwar, scientist and project director at icddr,b, along with senior representatives from the Bangladeshi government travelled to Myanmar in July to share experiences and discuss opportunities for increased bilateral...

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