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South Africa - ACDIS Health and Demographic Surveillance System

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General Info
Geography 
KwaZulu-Natal
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
02/2000 - present
Series or system 
Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The Africa Centre Demographic Information System (ACDIS) was established in 2000, covering 438 square kilometers of the Umkhanyakude district in the KwaZulu-Natal province. The system records births, deaths, marriages, and migrations of household members. ACDIS is a member of the INDEPTH network and it utilizes INDEPTH standardized verbal autopsy tools.

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Funders 
Suggested citation 
Africa Centre for Population Studies and Reproductive Health, INDEPTH, South African Medical Research Council, University of Kwazulu-Natal. South Africa - ACDIS Health and Demographic Surveillance System.