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Table 1 Framework of the Lives Saved Tool

From: Modelling stillbirth mortality reduction with the Lives Saved Tool

Parameter of the Lives Saved Tool Source of Data
Demography details (e.g. total population, fertility) Demographic projections produced by the United Nations Population Division or derived from national or subnational demographic estimates
Cause of death information from country-specific WHO profiles or estimated by using local data sources Country-specific profiles produced by Maternal and Child Epidemiology Estimation (MCEE) group or estimated based upon local data sources
Coverage levels for a variety of key health interventions that affect child and maternal mortality Nationally representative household surveys, such as Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), or local data sources (e.g. annual state surveys or program data)
Health status indicators for a national or subnational setting Nationally representative household surveys, such as Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), or local data sources (e.g. annual state surveys or program data)
Effectiveness estimates for stillbirth, maternal, neonatal, and child interventions Cochrane reviews, meta-analyses, Delphi studies, and scientific literature