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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.