Workshop

Photo of workshop in progress, Papua New Guinea

Population estimation workshop aids decision making in Papua New Guinea

Last week one of our project teams returned from running a 5-day capacity strengthening workshop in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Organised with John Igitoi, head of the PNG National Statistics Office (NSO) and Marielle Sander, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative as part of our Intercensal modelled population estimates for Papua New Guinea project, the …

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Aerial photograph of Accra, Ghana

Population modelling and mapping workshop supports health planning in Ghana

Next week we welcome health statisticians and planners from Ghana to a bespoke 5 day workshop on population modelling and mapping for health, hosted by the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Southampton as part of our Countdown to 2030 project. Participants from the University of Ghana, the Ghana Health Service …

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GRID3 consultant Chisenga Musuka with printed microplanning map used by Ministry of Health EPI teams for vaccination planning, Lusaka, Zambia

Capacity strengthening in Papua New Guinea and Zambia

WorldPop works with government and non-government agencies in low- and middle-income countries to improve capability in statistical methods of population estimation methods that support achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. This week we have two teams providing in-country training – in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Lusaka, Zambia. Dr Hal Voepel (WorldPop) presenting an introductory …

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Sarchil Qader presenting the preEA tool, Benin

Benin adopts WorldPop’s ‘preEA’ tool to conduct its first modern, digitised census

Senior Research Fellow Dr Sarchil Qader has recently returned from Benin following three weeks providing intensive GIS training and engaging in field work to assist the country’s National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INStaD), National Institute of Geography (IGN) and the University of Abomey Calavi (UAC), as this west African country prepares for its upcoming …

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National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Abuja

Capacity strengthening in Nigeria

Following his geospatial analyses of recent household survey and disease surveillance data sets from Nigeria,  project lead Dr C. Edson Utazi is in Abuja, Nigeria this week facilitating a workshop with officials from the country’s National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, National Bureau of Statistics, Center for Disease Control and other relevant organisations . The focus …

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Edith Darin presenting at IBGE workshop 2022

Working with Brazil’s National Statistics Office as they prepare for their biggest ever census

As Brazil prepares for its biggest ever census, WorldPop Research Fellow Edith Darin presented on bottom-up population modelling last month as part of a two-week workshop at the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE, the Brazilian Statistics Office) in Rio de Janeiro. Edith’s contribution came at an important milestone for the IBGE. In August …

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