Dept. of Health Research Govt. of India
World Health Organization
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Name of the Project Measles Case Fatality ratio in Bihar, India
Principal Investigator Manoj Murhekar
Co-Principal Investigator(s) NPSP, India: Mohammad Ahmad, Hemant Shukla RMRI, Patna: VNR Das
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Funding Agency / Sponsor • WHO, India
Budget -
Study Period • Oct 2012-April 2013
Objectives ·      Estimate the measles case fatality ratio in laboratory confirmed measles outbreaks in Bihar
·      Identify the factors associated with mortality/complications due to measles.
Description The study is an extension of the existing measles surveillance system in Bihar. The study design is a retrospective questionnaire-based survey to search for measles cases and deaths that occurred during laboratory confirmed measles outbreaks identified by the existing measles surveillance system. 
Quarterly Reports (5-10 lines) The data collection is completed. The data entry is in progress 
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Publications Nil