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Exciting News from North West Syria!

This past year, our dedicated team has achieved remarkable progress in mortality surveillance across Northwest Syria. Here are some highlights: 🚀 Conducted over 600 interviews in 8 months, led by 3 Supervisors & 20 Community Health Workers. 🔍 Developed Syria’s first mortality surveillance system using verbal autopsy. 💡 Implemented a reliable, cost-effective system for collecting …

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Global Scarcity of Data

Civil registration and statistics of systems in countries around the world is vital to improving a citizen’s quality of living. Mortality surveillance particularly takes strides in improving the safety of citizens. Mortality surveillance specifically works to record and process deaths that occur in a certain area and analyze these records to pinpoint specific causes of …

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Guest Lecture: Yale University School of Public Health

As founders of MakeDeathsCount (MDC), we were honored to share our experiences and insights at our alma mater, Yale University, on improving mortality surveillance in low and middle-income countries, particularly in Northwest Syria. Our journey began as MPH students at Yale where we delved deep into the world of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) …

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