• 31 Mar 2017

    INDEPTH welcomes new centre leader at Dodowa HDSS, Ghana

    INDEPTH Network Centre Leaders’ family has a new member following Dr. John Williams' appointment as the new Director of Dodowa Health Centre, the parent institution of the Dodowa HDSS in Ghana. Dr. Williams takes over from Prof. Margaret Gyapong who is the now the Director of the Centre for Health...
  • 24 Mar 2017

    INDEPTH CST manager, Makerere team discuss HDSS strengthening

    INDEPTH Network Capacity Strengthening and Training Manager (CST), Dr. Martin Bangha (centre) this week paid a courtesy call on the Makerere University Centre for Health and Population Research (MUCHAP) and  Iganga/Mayuge Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (IMHDSS) team, Dr. Dan Kajungu...
  • 24 Mar 2017

    Comparison between Census and HDSS outputs for two districts in Ghana

    Considering the importance of reliable and accurate demographic data for development planning and the errors often associated with census data in Africa, this paper examines the level of consistency of reporting between the 2010 Ghana Population Census and the Health and Demographic...
  • 24 Mar 2017

    Community readiness for adopting mHealth in rural Bangladesh

    There are increasing numbers of mHealth initiatives in middle and low income countries aimed at improving health outcomes. Bangladesh is no exception with more than 20 mobile health (mHealth) initiatives in place. A recent study in...
  • 20 Mar 2017

    INDEPTH Board elects Prof Tumani Corrah as new Chair

    The INDEPTH Network Board of Trustees meeting in Dubai on 15 March 2017 elected Prof. Tumani Corrah as the Board Chair. He takes over from Prof. Peter Byass who acted interim Board Chair from November 2016 after Prof. Marcel Tanner stepped down during INDEPTH 2016 Annual General Meeting in Kampala...
  • 10 Mar 2017

    African NCD data group meet in Nairobi

    A four day inaugural workshop of the African Non-Communicable Disease Longitudinal Data Alliance (ANDLA) is underway in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted by the African Population Health Research Centre and Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit.
  • 10 Mar 2017

    Joint WHO/TDR -INDEPTH planning workshop held in Hanoi

    The picture shows participants of Joint INDEPTH-WHO/TDR planning workshop on Health Systems Implementation Research (IR) in Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • 3 Mar 2017

    Kersa HDSS: Medical waste collectors in Eastern Ethiopia exposed to injury and body fluids contamination

    Health facilities generate different types of wastes which are characterized as hazardous, most of which are toxic, harmful, carcinogenic and infectious. Waste collectors face massive exposure to hazardous wastes and occupational accidents as a result of manual handling of healthcare waste...