Chairman Opening remarks at the training of interviewers and supervisors.
The National Population Commission (NPC) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is conducting the Verbal and Social Autopsy Survey (VASA) project. The survey is implemented with technical assistance of the WHO/UNICEF-supported Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG). The project in Nigeria is being funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is the fourth DHS survey to be implemented in Nigeria by the National Population Commission (NPC). It is the Commission's responsibility to collect, collate, analyse, and disseminate population census and survey data at all levels that contribute to policy formulation and population activity coordination in the country. The 2013 NDHS is the fifth in the series of DHS surveys taking place in the country, which first started in Nigeria at the national level in 1990.