Editorial: Ethical issues in the application of verbal autopsies in mortality surveillance systems


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     This observation was made by one of the authors (DC) during a multi-centre validation of VA in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Ghana (Chandramohan et al. 1998).

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     DC's personal experience.

Daniel Chandramohan (corresponding author), Nadia Soleman and John Porter, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK; E-mail: daniel.chandramohan@lshtm.ac.uk, john.porter@lshtm.ac.uk; nadia.soleman@lshtm.ac.uk
Kenji Shibuya, Measurement and Health Information Systems, Evidence for Information and Policy, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland. E-mail: shibujak@who.int

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