|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 about the impact on those lives of development policies and programmes.
Call for researchers to understand policy process
Researchers need to understand how the policy, planning and budgeting processes work at different levels. This is one the observations made at a meeting of different stakeholders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, ... Read more
INDEPTH member centre in Kenya, wins UNFPA award
The African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an INDEPTH member centre in Nairobi, Kenya which runs the Nairobi Urban HDSS, has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award. Read more
African data on the spotlight as high level conference starts
A three-day High Level Conference (HLC) on data revolution started in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 27 March 2015, as a side event of the 8th Joint ECA-AUC Conference of Ministers ofFinance, Planning and Economic Development. The INDEPTH Network is represented by the Executive Director, Prof Osman Sankoh. Read more...
INDEPTH education workshop kicks off in Accra
Researchers who are members of the INDEPTH Education Working Group are meeting in Accra for a 3 day workshop which was officially opened by the Executive Director of the Network, Prof. Osman Sankoh on Wednesday. Read more...
Meeting to bring together researchers and policymakers in Tanzania
The Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania will host a meeting of stakeholders to discuss practical strategies to bridge the gap between research findings and health policy and practice. Read more...
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