Sentinel site community surveillance of mortality and nutritional status in southwestern Central African Republic, 2010.
AffiliationEpicentre, 8 rue Saint-Sabin, Paris, France; Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Health, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom.
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JournalPopulation Health Metrics
AbstractDuring 2010, a community-based, sentinel site prospective surveillance system measured mortality, acute malnutrition prevalence, and the coverage of a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) intervention in four sous-préfectures of Lobaye prefecture in southwestern Central African Republic. We describe this surveillance system and its evaluation.