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Zambia - Lusaka Multinational Injury Surveillance Pilot Project 2007

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General Info
Geography 
Zambia (ZMB)
Lusaka
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 06/2007
Series or system 
Multinational Injury Surveillance Pilot Project (MISPP)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
Summary 

The Multinational Injury Surveillance Pilot Project was conducted in emergency departments of six hospitals in the following countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia. All of the sites used a standard questionnaire that recorded the cause, location, severity, and outcome of each injury. The majority of the reported injury cases were caused by road traffic accidents and interpersonal violence. The Zambian study took place at the Lusaka University Hospital.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Dr. Robert Mtonga
Suggested citation 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Puerto Rico). Zambia - Lusaka Multinational Injury Surveillance Pilot Project 2007 as provided by the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Injury Expert Group.