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CHAMPS Resources

Plans and Protocols

CHAMPS is committed to sharing resources developed through our work on monitoring child mortality.  For further information about CHAMPS' research processes view our Research Protocols & Definitions Page. This page is in development and additional support documents will be made available.  The following protocols and plans are currently available:

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CHAMPS Network Analysis Plan

This plan describes the initial analysis domains of CHAMPS data, including program monitoring and improvement, population characteristics, causes of death, multiple cause of death analyses, and cause-specific analyses... >>

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CHAMPS Diagnosis Standards for DeCoDe

Guidance for standardized interpretation of CHAMPS data. These diagnosis standards are intended to establish diagnoses that may have contributed to a child’s death... >>

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CHAMPS Social Behavioral Science Protocol

CHAMPS' social behavioral science methods aim to evaluate the feasibility and ethical considerations of child mortality surveillance in different cultural, social, religious, and geographical contexts... >>

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CHAMPS Mortality Surveillance Protocol

Epidemiologic surveillance and standardized data collection procedures used by the CHAMPS network to track causes of under-5 mortality. CHAMPS synthesizes findings from minimally invasive tissue sampling (MITS), laboratory diagnostics including conventional and advanced histopathology, molecular screening of various pathogens, verbal autopsy, and clinical and demographic data collection... >>

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CHAMPS Network Data Access Plan

These guidelines govern the CHAMPS Network's approach to promoting the transparent collection, processing, analysis and sharing of CHAMPS Network surveillance data while ensuring privacy, availability, security, and governance... >>

CHAMPS is committed to sharing evidence-based research from our work and global network related to identifying the causes of child mortality to save lives.

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