Why Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance?

Scott F. Dowell, Anita Zaidi, Penny Heaton

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Recognizing the need for better primary data on the causes of global child mortality, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made an unusually long funding commitment toward a surveillance system using pathology to identify opportunities to prevent child deaths and promote equity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S260-S261
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • child mortality
  • disease burden
  • global health
  • pathology
  • surveillance


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