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Ms. Sarah Quesnel-Crooks  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, September 30, 2015 3:14:35 PM(UTC)
Ms. Sarah Quesnel-Crooks

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The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) provides technical support to strengthen mortality surveillance systems to its 24 member states. In the area of mortality coding, CARPHA provides the following technical support:

  • Training in ICD-10 mortality coding and underlying cause-of-death selection using WHO rules and guidelines

  • Training in automated coding software, including the Mortality Medical Data System (MMDS)

  • Support to complete processing of cause-of-death certificates (coding, data entry, data analysis) as needed

  • Coordination of the Caribbean Mortality Coders Network

  • Development of a national mortality data capture and reporting system (Mortbase)

  • Training and ongoing support for use of Mortbase

  • Troubleshooting on mortality coding and software-related issues.

  • Validation of country-submitted mortality data ( in conjunction with mortality coders)

  • Training in data analysis and reporting techniques appropriate for mortality data

Edited by user Wednesday, September 30, 2015 3:15:33 PM(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

#2 Posted : Monday, November 02, 2015 12:35:16 PM(UTC)

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Please include training in the correct completion of the medical certificate of death.
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