Annual Report 2004

This report provides details of key Scientific and Capacity-Building activities undertaken by the INDEPTH Network in 2004. The Scientific Activities start with INDEPTH publications, highlighting the INDEPTH Model Life Tables for Sub-Saharan Africa (Ashgate, 2004), Measuring Health Equity in Small Areas – Findings from Demographic Surveillance Sites (Ashgate, in press), and the INDEPTH Starter Kit for new Demographic Surveillance Sites. Other scientific activities included the following: INDEPTH’s work on determining and analysing causes of death at its member sites; health equity studies; establishing an INDEPTH health intervention trials platform; INDEPTH Asia/Oceania group agreeing on region-specific research in non-communicable diseases; workshops by the INDEPTH Adult Health, Environment and Health, and Migration and Urbanisation platforms.