Dear Centre Leaders,
I sincerely hope that you are all doing very well. I request you to kindly take note of the messages in this week’s regular Friday mail package:
1. A Systematic Review of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Publications based on HDSS data
INDEPTH Secretariat’s Research Fellow, Samuelina Arthur is undertaking a systematic review of SRH publications by member centres utilising the HDSS platform. The purpose of the review is to highlight the key areas of work in SRH which have been supported by our platform. The product of the review is a paper for an open access international journal.
This note is to kindly request all HDSS colleagues who have published on SRH or who know others who have worked with HDSS data to publish on SRH, to send us their papers or lead Ms. Arthur to those publications. This review exercise will be carried out during June – July.
Thank you for your continued support. Kindly send materials to: Samuelina Arthur (
2. Honorary Doctor Degree for Professor NTK Chuc, Centre leader, Filabavi HDSS:
Read about this prestigious award and join us to congratulate our friend and colleague as the Nordic School of Public health in Gothenburg, Sweden confers on her an honorary PhD in recognition of her immense contribution towards promoting HDSS and more specifically for her prominent work in Health System Research.
a) We kindly remind you to complete the Centre Survey Questionnaire and the HDSS Membership Criteria
b) 2 Application Deadlines: Masters Program in Population-Based Field Epidemiology (Wits) and INDEPTH Re-entry Small Grants for Wits graduates (see attached).
I wish you all a very pleasant weekend