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Should data from demographic surveillance systems be made more widely available to researchers?

Abstract:

Background to the debate: Demographic surveillance - the process of monitoring births, deaths, causes of deaths, and migration in a population over time - is one of the cornerstones of public health research, particularly in investigating and tackling health disparities. An international network of demographic surveillance systems (DSS) now operates, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Thirty-eight DSS sites are coordinated by the International Network for the Continuous Demographic Evalua...

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Journal:
PLoS Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
Pages:
0169-0173
Publication date:
2008-02-01
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:95184
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uuid:fcfd53e2-5f54-4e3b-b603-71ad5a19f19d
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pubs:95184
Source identifiers:
95184
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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