News

  • 15 Sep 2016

    Fathers supporting exclusive breastfeeding

    A new paper from Chililab HDSS titled “Changes in knowledge, attitude and involvement of fathers in supporting exclusive breastfeeding: a community-based intervention study in a rural area of Vietnam” has been published in the International Journal of Public Health. The paper noted...
  • 9 Sep 2016

    icddr,b and collaborators win US$ 2.5m for research

    icddr,b and its collaborators have won US$ 2,500,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a new research project on integration of nutrition, early childhood development, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The project titled “Research on Integration of Nutrition Early...
  • 2 Sep 2016

    Abdramane Soura promoted to Associate Professor

    The Centre Leader for Ouagadougou HDSS, Burkina Faso, Abdramane B. Soura has been promoted to the rank of an Associate Professor. This was after an assessment made in July by the African Council for Higher Education, which is the Career evaluation instance of university teachers in most French-...
  • 26 Aug 2016

    Prof. Binka gets WHO appointment

    The first Executive Director of the INDEPTH Network, Prof Fred Binka, has been appointed as the Coordinator of WHO's Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance (ERAR) hub in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 26 Aug 2016

    OPTIMUNISE stakeholders conference opens in Accra

    A two-day OPTIMUNISE Project stakeholders meeting started in Accra, Ghana, today with the INDEPH Executive Director Prof. Osman Sankoh thanking funders, partners and participating INDEPTH centres for what they had achieved in the study that has lasted five years. OPTIMUNISE stands for...
  • 19 Aug 2016

    Poor collaboration between researchers contribute to poor use of evidence

    Inaccessibility of researchers and lack of collaboration between them  are some of the reasons behind the weak research to policy and practice link. This was said by Prof Yemane Berhane from Addis Continental Institute of Public Health during a meeting of various health sector stakeholders in Addis...
  • 19 Aug 2016

    Becky Kwei awarded Chevening Scholarship

    Becky Kwei of INDEPTH’s Policy Engagement and Communications Department, has been awarded a Chevening Scholarship to study for an MSc in Science, Media and Communication at the Cardiff University in the United Kingdom.
  • 8 Aug 2016

    Scientists from TDR visit KHRC

    The Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) hosted  a team of renowned scientists from TDR , the WHO's  Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (Dr. Olumide Ogundahunsi and Dr. Juono Okorosobo). They were accompanied by Dr. Margaret Gyapong, Director of the Dodowa...

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