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  • 23 Jun 2017

    Dr. Mamusu Kamanda visits Rakai

    Dr. Mamusu Kamanda (4th from left) from INDEPTH Resource and Training Centre in Accra, Ghana and Frank DelPizzo from Boston Consulting Group (4th from right) visited Rakai HDSS in Uganda earlier this week. This came after meetings between Dr. Kamanda, INDEPTH Maternal and Child Health Working...
  • 16 Jun 2017

    New paper in The Lancet Global Health : New INDEPTH strategy for the SDGs using robust population data

    INDEPTH has revised its strategic approach to engage with many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including those related to poverty, gender equality, and hunger. INDEPTH’s renewed strategy commits to tracking SDGs by mapping and publishing baseline metrics for each target and regularly...
  • 16 Jun 2017

    MUCHS/Iganga Mayuge HDSS: Where Law Meets Public Health Policy: The Case of Maternal Health in Uganda

    Makerere University’s Centre of Excellence for  Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (CMNCH) in collaboration with the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) recently organised a 2 hour seminar  titled “Where Law meets Public Health Policy: The Case of Maternal Health in...
  • 12 Jun 2017

    INDEPTH ED opens workshop on impact of poverty on NCDs and injury mortality

    The INDEPTH Executive Director Prof. Osman Sankoh on 12 June 2017 opened a workshop on the impact of poverty on NCDs and injury mortality, in Accra, Ghana.  The three days workshop "Evaluating the...
  • 9 Jun 2017

    Stipends and bursaries to attend the Global Evidence Summit, 13-16 September 2017, Cape Town

    Various stipends and bursaries are offered, also specifically for participants from low and middle income countries, to attend the Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town in September this year. Read more: 
  • 2 Jun 2017

    Drowning: WHO provides guidance

    A recent Lancet editorial reminds us that each year, more than 360,000 people are estimated to die from drowning worldwide. Globally, drowning occurs most often in children between 1 and 4 years of age, and in Bangladesh drowning accounts for 43% of all deaths in this age group....
  • 28 May 2017

    How Trump's proposed US aid cuts will affect healthcare in Africa

    As part of his proposed first budget, US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut US aid to levels not seen since the 1970s and 1990s. This could have a devastating effect on healthcare in Africa. In this interesting article, the Executive Director of the African Population and Health...
  • 22 May 2017

    INDEPTH AGM to take place from 11-13 December in Dubai and more

    Dates for INDEPTH Network 2017 Annual General Meeting have been confirmed. The meeting will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 11 and 12 December 2017. Centre Leaders will arrive on 10th December and depart on 13th December 2017. Accommodation will be at Arabian Park Hotel, Dubai, UAE which...

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