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Session 111:
Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems and Other Data Sources: Validation, Comparability and Complementarity

Thursday, December 3
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Dorian 2
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Discussant: Zacharie Tsala Dimbuene, Université de Kinshasa and Statistics Canada
Chair: Samuel O. M. Manda, South Africa Medical Research Council

  1. Real-time record linkage between demographic surveillance and health facility data for monitoring access and utilization of services in rural TanzaniaChristopher Rentsch, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Georges Reniers, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Richard Machemba, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania; Baltazar Mntenga, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania; Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula, University of the Witwatersrand; Denna Michael, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania; Mark Urassa, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania; Jim Todd, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Basia Zaba, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  2. Data quality-comparison between census and DSS outputs for Navrongo-GhanaGeorge Wak, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); Stephen O. Kwankye, University of Ghana; Martin Bangha, INDEPTH Network; Abraham Oduro, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  3. What can we learn about South African households from post-1994 census and health and demographic surveillance system data?Mercy Shoko, Statistics South Africa; Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand; Lesego Lefakane, Statistics South Africa; Kathleen Kahn, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Who said what? Collecting family data in longitudinal studies of child health and wellbeing in rural South Africa from multiple respondentsGabriela Mejia-Pailles, University of Southampton; Victoria Hosegood, University of Southampton; Ann M. Berrington, University of Southampton

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