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Vietnam - Chililab Health and Demographic Surveillance System


General Info
Viet Nam (VNM)
Hải Dương
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2003 - present
Series or system 
Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Verbal autopsy

The Chililab Health and Demographic Surveillance System was established in 2003 and it covers an area of 138 square kilometers in the Hải Dương province. The site monitors individuals and households residing in townships and communes in the Chi Linh district. The system records births, deaths, pregnancies, and migrations of household members. Chililab HDSS is a member of the INDEPTH network and it utilizes verbal autopsy instruments.