News and Recent Activities

The Government of Japan is hosting the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021.

Driving Innovation in Nutrition Financing: A Roundtable Discussion will take place virtually on Monday, November 15 (7:30-9 am EST; 12:30-2 pm GMT; 9:30-11 pm JST)
Click here to register.

Description: A closed door event focusing on exploring innovative financing approaches for nutrition, on the side-lines of the “Nutrition for Growth” summit hosted by the government of Japan.


HeLTI News

Qualitative Health Research Series

This 6-part series is open to anyone interested in qualitative health research in African settings. Its mission is to be a respectful and constructive online forum for sharing experiences, advancing methodological discussions, networking and supporting qualitative researchers.

Meetings will take place once a month via Zoom, allowing a wide audience to connect and listen. Each session will comprise of a presentation followed by a group discussion, practical case reviews and useful tips.

These sessions will be recorded and converted afterwards into online self-directed learning resources.

Webinar 2: Quality in Quantitative Health Research (16 September 21)

Webinar Details
Thursday, 16 September 2021; 14:00-15:30 SAST (UTC+2)
To register in advance for this meeting: Click here
You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Webinar 1: Qualitative Analysis Methods (12 August 21)

Webinar Details
Thursday, 12 August 2021; 14:00-15:00 SAST (UTC+2)
To register in advance for the meeting: Click here
You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

May 13, 2020
COVID-19 and the path ahead:
HeLTI-India article about how India needs to blend acute disaster management strategies with longer-term public health measures
March 4, 2020
World Obesity Day! Learn more about HeLTI and its studies to help prevent childhood weight gain and obesity.
January 13, 2020
Read the latest HeLTI-South Africa article on the impact of the household environment on the emotional well-being of young black women living in Soweto, South Africa.
December 3, 2019
HeLTI Council & Research Committee visited B. Matagere village (70 km from Mysore, India). They had an opportunity to interact with key members of the local government and tribal leaders, staff of the government health facility, students and teachers to gain a better understanding of available resources in rural settings.