Technical Support for Verbal
Autopsy for Field Trial to Assess Impact of Systemic Changes in
Provision and Promotion of Health Care on Neonatal Mortality
effort between Naandi Foundation, Effective Interventions and
London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The Field Trial is
being implemented in Nagarkurnool Division of Mahabubnagar
District of AP. The trial covers over 400 villages with equal
number of study and control villages. The field team includes over
400 surveyors and about 20 supervisors.
IHS has been selected as a technical consultant for the
study.The Institute has been providing technical support for
developing of forms and training manuals, training of surveyors
and supervisors and quality control over the length of the trial.
Institute has developed survey forms, verbal autopsy tools and
training manuals. Training of surveyors is currently underway. The
project has been commissioned by the Naandi Foundation