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Vietnam - FilaBavi Health and Demographic Surveillance System


General Info
Viet Nam (VNM)
Hà Tây
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1999 - present
Series or system 
Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Verbal autopsy

The Filabavi Health and Demographic Surveillance System was established in 1999 and it covers an area of 410 square kilometers. The site monitors individuals and households residing in the Ba Vi district of the Hatay province. The system records births, deaths, pregnancies, and migrations of household members. Filabavi HDSS is a member of the INDEPTH network and it utilizes verbal autopsy instruments.