Improving medical certification of cause of death: effective strategies and approaches based on experiences from the Data for Health Initiative

Abstract Background Accurate and timely cause of death (COD) data are essential for informed public health policymaking. Medical certification of COD generally provides the majority of COD data in a population and is an essential component of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. A...

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Main Authors: John D. Hart, Renee Sorchik, Khin Sandar Bo, Hafizur R. Chowdhury, Saman Gamage, Rohina Joshi, Viola Kwa, Hang Li, Buddhika P. K. Mahesh, Deirdre Mclaughlin, Lene Mikkelsen, Janet Miki, Roderick Napulan, Rasika Rampatige, Matthew Reeve, Carmina Sarmiento, Nang Su War, Nicola Richards, Ian D. Riley, Alan D. Lopez
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-03-01
Series:BMC Medicine
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