Sexual and reproductive health

Verbal autopsies for maternal deaths

World Health Organization workshop, London, 10-13 January 1994

World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research

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Publication details

Number of pages: 42
Publication date: 1995
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/FHE/MSM/95.15 - Web only


A workshop was convened to bring together investigators from around the world with experience in the use of verbal autopsies for maternal deaths. The aims of the workshop were to share experiences and to move towards a consensus on methods. The workshop was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 10-13 January 1994, with support from the Safe Motherhood Programme of the World Health Organization.