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09 Aug 2022
Conducting Verbal Autopsy by Telephone Interview during the Pandemic to Support Mortality Surveillance: A Feasibility Study in Malaysia
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(Newsletter: CRVS Insight August 2022)

Verbal autopsy (VA) through face-to-face interviews with caregivers is a way to determine cause of death without medical certification. In Malaysia, the use of VA has improved mortality statistics. However, during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, face-to-face interviews were delayed, reducing VA data collection and affecting data for mortality surveillance. This study aims to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of conducting VA interviews via telephone calls, and the quality of the data gathered.

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