Year Published: 2016

Authors: Shanaaz Mathews, Lorna J Martin, David Coetzee, Chris Scott, Theresan Naidoo, Yasheen Brijmohun and Karisha Quarrie

Publishers: Health and Medical Publishing Group

Suggested Citation: Mathews S, Martin LJ, Coetzee D, Scott C, Naidoo T, Brijmohun Y & Quarrie K (2016) The South African child death review pilot: A multiagency approach to strengthen healthcare and protection for children. South African Medical Journal 106(9): 895-899.


This article describes the pattern of deaths reviewed and how the data can strengthen the current health and child protection system to improve the well-being of children.