MRC/Wits-Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Unit (Agincourt) Health and Socio-demographic Surveillance System
MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit responds to a scope of rural public health issues to produce health research and data which is translatable to other rural Sub-Saharan communities. It was established to support district health systems development led by the post-apartheid ministry of health.
- Start Year
Visit Agincourt HDSS
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Annual update of resident status and vital events. It also covers follow-up of migrants who depart the study area.
Kahn K, Collinson MA, Gómez-Olivé FX, Mokoena O, Twine R, Mee P, Afolabi SA, Clark BD, Kabudula CW, Khosa A, Khoza S, Shabangu MG, Silaule B, Tibane JB, Wagner RG, Garenne ML, Clark SJ, Tollman SM. Profile: Agincourt health and socio-demographic surveillance system. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;41(4):988-1001. doi: 10.1093/ije/dys115.
- Sources of Recruitment
- Other : Household
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : https://www.agincourt.co.za/
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.