• INDEPTH Data Repository
    An online, free-access archive INDEPTH datasets, some underlying INDEPTHStats; for the research data user. Read More...
  • INDEPTHStats
    Displays yearly health and demographic indicators from INDEPTH; for researchers, government officials and policymakers. Read More...
INDEPTH is a pioneer in health and population research, providing robust answers to some of the most important questions in development. Through its global network of health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) field sites in Africa, Asia and Oceania, it is capable of producing reliable longitudinal data not only about the lives of people in low- and middle-income countries, but also about the impact on those lives of development policies and programmes.

First malaria vaccine given green light by European regulators

 The world's first malaria vaccine has been given the green light by European regulators and could protect millions of children in sub-Saharan Africa from the life-threatening disease.  Read more

INDEPTH work in Unicef's Best Practices report

 Unicef refers to INDEPTH longitudinal research as Best Practice in its report entitled "STRENGTH IN NUMBERS, How longitudinal research can support child development." The report says Vitamin A supplements, insecticide-treated bed nets, cholera vaccinations -...  Read more

Dr Michael Makanga designated as next EDCTP Executive Director

 The General Assembly of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has selected Dr Michael Makanga to succeed Professor Charles Mgone as Executive Director.   Read more

Deaths among health care workers from Ebola could lead to sharp rise in maternal mortality – World Bank report

 The loss of health workers due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa may result in an additional 4,022 deaths of women each year across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as a result of complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Read more

Another milestone as INDEPTH adds new data to its archives

 On July 1 2015, the INDEPTH Network added new health and demographic data to its publicly available online data archives. The INDEPTH Data Repository now includes data from 20 HDSSs (further 4 to be released later) covering 11 countries while INDEPTHStats now includes data from 31 HDSSs covering 15 countries.  Read more

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INDEPTH Projects

Cross-national, Cross-regional, Cross-continental; involving several member centres

52 HDSS Field Sites
45 Research Centres
20 Countries
3 Continents


  • CODD: Cause of death determination in low- and middle-income countries. Read More...
  • Optimunise: Examine non-specific effects on  survival of specific vaccine. Read More...
  • iHOPE: There are currently two general sources of out-of-pocket health spending (OOPS) Read More...
  • INESS: INDEPTH Effectiveness and Safety Studies of Antimalarials Read More... 
  • IUHC: Understand impact of universal  health coverage on the poor and vulnerable. Read More...
  • IDMP: Enhance research data management capacity for analysis, publication and sharing. Read More...
  • AWI-Gen: Africa, Wits-INDEPTH partnership for the GENomic study of body composition and CMD risk. Read More...
  • IHTAS: INDEPTH Health Transition into Adulthood Study with Kilifi and Dodowa HDSSs. Read More...
  • EVIDENCE: New USAID-funded project to improve family planning services. Read More...
  • INTREC: Develop sustainable capacity for research for heath and its social determinants. Read More...

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