World Day of Social Justice

Every day CHAMPS works to promote social justice and a vision of a world where all children are able to thrive: a world without health inequality.

Sierra Leone joins CHAMPS' global network

Sierra Leone joins CHAMPS as the seventh site, adding new West African partners to the global CHAMPS network of over 100+ partners.

CHAMPS milestones and achievements

CHAMPS celebrates important milestones reached in 2017 with this interactive timeline.

As of May 8th, there were 31 cases of meningitis and 13 resulting deaths in Liberia.

CHAMPS Technology Solves Unexplained Cluster of Deaths

Mystery Illnesses in Liberia: 31 cases, 13 deaths (case fatality rate: 42%)

The Global Partners Board

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February 20, 2018

World Day of Social Justice

Every day the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) network is acutely aware of the millions of children who die before their fifth birthday. Young lives are cut short, in some cases to only a few hours, because in low-resource countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia many children are defenseless against preventable ailments like pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria.


January 26, 2018

Sierra Leone joins CHAMPS' global network

Sierra Leone joins CHAMPS as the seventh site, adding new West African partners to the global CHAMPS network of over 100+ partners. Sierra Leone has some of the highest rates of child mortality in the world, and as a CHAMPS site will have access to life saving data and resources to address this dire public health challenge.


January 1, 2018

CHAMPS Milestones

2017 has been an incredibly productive year for CHAMPS: a total of 5 CHAMPS surveillance sites have launched child mortality surveillance with minimally invasive tissue sampling (MITS) collection, CHAMPS sites in Mozambique and South Africa have begun convening local expert panels to assign causes of death (known as the Determination of Cause of Death or DeCoDe process).