Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

CHERG methods and assumptions for diarrhoea mortality estimates

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Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group

Publication details

Number of pages: 18
Publication date: 2004
Languages: English

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Overview

In 2001, WHO's Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) established the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) - a group of independent technical experts external to the UN system - to systematically review and improve data collection, methods, and assumptions underlying the estimates and distribution of the main causes of death of under-fives for the year 2000. This group has so far produced and published at least 25 articles and chapters of books.