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April 11, 2016

Final Meeting of Countdown to 2015 Technical Experts

This week (April 12th to 14 th) the team of the ICEH will participate of a meeting in New York City, at the UNICEF Headquarters. The central aim of this meeting is to allow young researchers who participated in the technical work of the Countdown to 2015 to present their results and to network, preparing for the future technical work of the Countdown to 2030. Professor Cesar Victora will be presenting a summary of the equity analysis process, including ideas for future research agenda. The

March 23, 2016

International Center for Equity in Health received the visit of Dr Alexander Manu

This last week, the technical team of the ICEH received the visit of Dr Alexander Ansah Manu, who is a Lecturer and Project Module Coordinator of the Epidemiology distant learning unit at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. During his visit, Dr Manu could know about the work carried out for the team and he also participated in discussions that allowed information exchange on equity health and explored the possibility of further opportunities for collaborative research. Dr Manu

March 17, 2016

Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development: Measurement & Evaluation Workshop

From February 21 th  to 24th, Professor Aluísio J D Barros and Fernanda Ewerling have participated to the workshop in Nairobi – Kenya. This workshop was designed to inspire innovative thinking, collective capacity on measurement and evaluation approaches, align around a learning agenda and help further the thinking on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Professor Aluísio also had the opportunity to present preliminary results of the women empowerment

February 17, 2016

In 2011, an estimated 7% of all children under 5 years were overweight

Yesterday, February 16th, professor Victora took part in a meeting on child obesity in New York City. In the workshop, organized by UNICEF, he presented “Exploring the early life determinants of child overweight and the double burden of malnutrition”, in the first session called “The current situation of child overweight”. Concerning this topic, in 2013, Robert Black, Cesar Victora and collaborators have published a paper on the subject in the Lancet jou