Verbal autopsy's evolution in Tanzania





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Published on Feb 12, 2019

Tanzania has been using verbal autopsy since at least 2000, but with Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative, they have been able to pilot the intervention in routine civil registration and vital statistics systems.

Gregory Kabadi, Country Coordinator, Data for Health Initiative explains how the work has evolved in Tanzania.

Topics include:
-How Data for Health began in Tanzania (0:19)
-Prioritising verbal autopsy (0:55)
-Verbal autopsy in routine CRVS systems (2:36)
-Verbal autopsy pilot in Iringa (4:42)
-Medical certification of cause of death (MCCOD): 5:45
-Formal verbal autopsy launch (6:11)
-Sustainability of intervention (7:11)

For more information on CRVS in Tanzania as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative, visit: https://crvsgateway.info/file/7591/146


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