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Ghana Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2008 - 11/2008
Series or system 
Child Verbal Autopsy Study (CVAS)
DHS Program Surveys
Data type
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Ghana Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008 is a follow up survey to the 2008 Ghana 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 2008 Ghana DHS.