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The research is supported by the Health Systems Research Initiative from Department for International Development (DFID)/ Medical Research Council (MRC)/ Wellcome Trust/ Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) (MR/N005597/1, MR/P014844/1) 

Media & Engagement

Media Coverage

Improving data improving health: Verbal autopsy for health systems strengthening

Worldwide, 65% of deaths go uncounted – here’s how to change that

When communities help authorities tally births and deaths, health care equalises

Engaging with communities can help tackle poverty linked health problems

 

Engagement

Improving data improving health: Verbal Autopsy for health systems strengthening
University College London - October 2016

Whose voices count? Doing research on the health of the poor
Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science - November 2016

Health systems research: developing partnerships to understand and improve health
Organised by: MRC/Wits-Agincourt Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand and Centre for Global Development, University of Aberdeen - November 2016

Creating new multi-site, multi-sectoral research collaborations in HDSS
INDEPTH Dissemination Event 2016, Kampala, Uganda - November 2016

Articles and other features

 

Royal Society for Public Health (2017). Improving data improving health: Verbal Autopsy for health systems strength. RSPH. Available at: https://www.rsph.org.uk/event/improving-data-improving-health-verbal-autopsy-for-health-systems-strength.html

 

D’Ambruoso L (2017). Local knowledge to reduce under-5 mortality: initiating participatory action research in rural South Africa. Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Action Network. Available at: http://mdsr-action.net/publications/local-knowledge-to-reduce-under-five-mortality/

 

D’Ambruoso L (2017). Improving data improving health: Verbal autopsy for health systems strengthening. Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Action Network. Available at: http://mdsr-action.net/publications/improving-data-improving-health-verbal-autopsy-for-health-systems-strengthening/