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Rwanda Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2008 Rwanda Child Verbal Autopsy Study: Causes of Death Among Children Under Five Years of Age
Rwanda (RWA)
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Child Verbal Autopsy Study (CVAS)
Data type
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Rwanda Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008 is a follow up survey to the 2007-2008 Rwanda Interim Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). The objective of the verbal autopsy study was to gather cause of death information for children under five through interviews with a subsample of households that had reported a child death during the 2007-2008 Rwanda Interim DHS.

Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, MEASURE Evaluation Project, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Ministry of Health (Rwanda), National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, School of Public Health, University of Rwanda. Rwanda Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008.