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Published on Jan 16, 2019
Lecture with Professor Alan Lopez, Director of the Data for Health Initiative.
Filmed in Lima, Peru in September 2018.
Topics include: -How the Data for Health Initiative started (0:15) -Peru joins the Data for Health Initiative (2:25) -Designing the Data for Health interventions (2:55) -The need for collaboration (3:52) -Country ownership (4:20) -Reducing ‘garbage codes’, or unusable mortality information -The value of cause of death data (7:29) -Cause-specific mortality data (9:35) -Certifying cause of death (12:24) -Vital statistics performance index (13:47) -More on garbage codes (19:15) -Medical certification by doctors (20:07) -Verbal autopsy (21:46) -Critically appraising data (22:47) -Low public awareness for death registration (23:28) -Interoperability (24:21) -Use of technology (24:51) -Peru’s CRVS system reformation (28:04)