Editorial

South Africa’s vital statistics are currently not suitable for monitoring progress towards injury and violence Sustainable Development Goals

Megan Prinsloo, Debbie Bradshaw, Jané Joubert, Richard Matzopoulos, Pam Groenewald

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Authors' affiliations

Megan Prinsloo, South African Medical Research Council, Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town, South Africa

Debbie Bradshaw, South African Medical Research Council, Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town, South Africa

Jané Joubert, South African Medical Research Council, Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town, South Africa

Richard Matzopoulos, South African Medical Research Council, Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town; and School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Pam Groenewald, South African Medical Research Council, Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Vital statistics; Misclassification; Cause-of-death; Injury; Sustainable Development Goals

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2017;107(6):470-471. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i6.12464

Article History

Date submitted: 2017-05-24
Date published: 2017-05-24

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