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Erratum to: Validation of verbal autopsy: determination of cause of deaths in Malaysia 2013

  • Shubash Shander Ganapathy1Email author,
  • Khoo Yi Yi2,
  • Mohd Azahadi Omar1,
  • Mohamad Fuad Mohamad Anuar1,
  • Chandrika Jeevananthan1 and
  • Chalapati Rao3
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:687

Received: 14 August 2017

Accepted: 17 August 2017

Published: 31 August 2017

The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:653


After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that some of the authors had their names presented incorrectly. Author 2 should be “Khoo Yi Yi”, author 3 should be “Mohd Azahadi Omar” and author 4 should be “Mohamad Fuad Mohamad Anuar”. These corrections have been made in the original version of the article.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Institut Kesihatan Umum (Institute of Public Health), Ministry of Health Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department of Global Health, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia


  1. Ganapathy S, Khoo Y, Azahadi M, Fuad M, Jeevananthan C, Rao C. Validation of verbal autopsy: determination of cause of deaths in Malaysia 2013. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:1. doi: ArticleGoogle Scholar


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