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Uganda - Awach Demographic Surveillance System

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General Info
Geography 
Uganda (UGA)
Gulu
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2010 - present
Series or system 
Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The Awach Demographic Surveillance System (DSS) was established in 2010 as part of the ENRECA-Gulu project. The Awach Sub County is located in the Gulu District, and the site covers an area of 250 square kilometers. The system records demographic and health events including births, deaths, causes of deaths, and migrations of household members over time.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Aarhus University, Gulu University, Makerere University, University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark. Uganda - Awach Demographic Surveillance System.