Analysis of Causes of (National) Death for Action (ANACONDA)
ANACONDA is an electronic tool that assesses the accuracy and completeness of mortality and cause of death data. The training courses on ANACONDA build capacity and confidence in participants to assess data quality using basic epidemiological and demographic concepts.
Estimating completeness of birth and death registration
Routine assessment of registration completeness is a core function of a CRVS system. The aim of the course is to improve your ability to utilise a range of methods as a means of generating reliable fertility and mortality measures from the CRVS system.
Enterprise architecture/business process mapping for countries
Enterprise architecture (EA), also known as business process mapping (BPM) is a methodology that can help you understand and improve your country's CRVS systems and processes. This course will introduce the basic principles of EA and develop the skills needed to apply this approach to CRVS systems.
Coding mortality data is one of the major tasks of health ministries, hospitals and national statistical data collectors. In this course, you will be introduced to the rules and guidelines, for use of the ICD-10 classification system for mortality coding, tailored to suit the coding competencies of your country.
Iris is an interactive coding software developed for coding of causes of death and to select the underlying cause of death. This course is offered to meet the needs of mortality coding staff working in institutions where the automated coding software Iris is being introduced.
Medical certification of cause of death
Busy doctors may not be able to reference guidelines on death certification when they need a reminder about correct procedures to certify cause of death. This course is designed to be readily accessible resource that doctors can consult rapidly and easily.
Verbal autopsy (VA) is a method for collecting information about an individual’s signs and symptoms prior to death. This course is for verbal autopsy interviewers, those who supervise interviewers, and those responsible for coordinating verbal autopsy activities.
Verbal autopsy costing and budgeting tool
Until now, it has been difficult to estimate the cost of integrating VA into a CRVS system. This course on the VA costing tool will introduce you to the basic principles of VA costing and to help you develop the skills that are needed to use the VA costing and budgeting tool.