• Retrospective mortality survey in the MSF catchment area in Mayendit county, Unity State, South Sudan

      Pijnacker, Roan; Siddiqui, M Ruby; Rolfes, Elisabeth; Liddle, Karin Fisscher; Dada, Martins; Majok, Chap; MSF-OCA (2018-07)
      OBJECTIVES 2.1. PRIMARY OBJECTIVES  To estimate retrospectively the crude mortality rate for the total population and for children under five years of age in the MSF catchment area 2.2. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES  To describe the population surveyed by sex and age  To measure crude mortality rate for the total population and for children under five years of age  To obtain an indication of the major causes of death, as well as the age and sex distribution of the deceased  To determine the rate of severe and global acute malnutrition in 6-59 month olds;  To identify the most prevalent morbidities in the population in the two weeks preceding the survey;  To gain knowledge of violence-related events