CHAMPS Manual
Protocols

February 29, 2024

CHAMPS Manual

The Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) Program aims to identify and collect d...
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An infant with severe acute malnutrition died at home with a respiratory infection which led to identification of a notifiable condition
Case Examples

January 4, 2021

An infant with severe acute malnutrition died at home with a respiratory infection which led to identification of a notifiable condition

An 8-month old baby girl died at home after 3 days of vomiting and diarrhea, 5 days of poor feeding, 1...
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A child who died of a notifiable, vaccine-preventable disease, complicated by bacterial pneumonia
Case Examples

January 4, 2021

A child who died of a notifiable, vaccine-preventable disease, complicated by bacterial pneumonia

A 3-year-old female died at home with fever, cough, trouble breathing, night sweats, convulsions, itch...
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CHAMPS Diagnosis standards
Protocols

August 29, 2019

CHAMPS Diagnosis standards

CHAMPS Diagnosis Standards (DS) for Determination of Cause of Death (DeCoDe) provide guidance to stand...
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New methods uncover and address the causes of child mortality
News

August 11, 2017

New methods uncover and address the causes of child mortality

In 2014, the United Nations labeled Kenya’s progress in reducing infant mortality “insuffi...
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