Guidelines for HIV Mortality Measurement
Publisher: World Health Organization 2014
Number of pages: 60
Mortality statistics, including causes of death, are the foundation of public health planning, monitoring and evaluation of interventions. Yet, the overwhelming majority of low- and middle-income countries do not have reliable mortality statistics...
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