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Monitoring Mortality in Developing Countries

Conducted by Dmitri A. Jdanov; Domantas Jasilionis, Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, László Németh, Yue Li (China Population and Development Research Center, Beijing, China); in Collaboration with Usha Ram (International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India), Danan Gu (United Nations, Population Division, New York, World), Rasul Afza (Lahore College for Women University, Pakistan)

This project focuses on producing internationally comparable mortality estimates at the national and subnational levels for selected developing countries. It benefits from exploiting the experience of the Human Mortality Database project in the fields of data collection, harmonization, and distribution.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Data and Surveys, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology

Region keywords:

Africa, America, Asia


Jasilionis, D.; Jdanov, D. A.:
In: Handbook of global health, 993–1012. Cham: Springer International Publishing. (2021)
Kühn, M.; Díaz-Venegas, C.; Jasilionis, D.; Oksuzyan, A.:
European Journal of Ageing 18:2, 217–226. (2021)    
Jasilionis, D.; Jdanov, D. A.:
International Journal of Epidemiology 48:5, 1601–1603. (2019)
Oksuzyan, A.; Singh, P. K.; Christensen, K.; Jasilionis, D.:
The Gerontologist 58:6, 1156–1165. (2018)    
Singh, P. K.; Jasilionis, D.; Oksuzyan, A.:
SSM-Population Health 5, 180–187. (2018)    
Saikia, N.; Kumar Bora, J.; Jasilionis, D.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
PLOS One 11:8, e0159809–e0159809. (2016)
Saikia, N.; Shkolnikov, V. M.; Jasilionis, D.; Chandrashekhar, C.:
N-IUSSP. (2016)
Saikia, N.; Jasilionis, D.; Ram, F.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
Population Studies 65:1, 73–89. (2011)
Saikia, N.; Jasilionis, D.; Ram, F.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
MPIDR Technical Report TR-2010-006. (2010)
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