Automates the processing of verbal autopsy data.
Automates the processing of verbal autopsy (VA) data from an ODK Aggregate server, through the openVA Pipeline middleware, and ending with a DHIS2 server (with the VA module). VA data are analyzed using the openVA package in R, which is demonstrated with code for an RShiny app in the openVA_App and described in the video tutorials: Installation Guide (Windows) and Analysis Guide.
The documentation for the openVA Pipeline can be found at: http://openva-pipeline.readthedocs.io/
The OpenVA Pipeline has been designed for (and tested on) Ubuntu LTS 20.04.
The steps to install and configure the pipeline can be found in
docs/setup.md. To make the installation easier, there is also a bash shell
install_software_ubuntu20_04.sh that installs all of the necessary software (the
script requires the
GNU General Public License v3.0
Licenses for Dependencies (ODK Briefcase and SmartVA-Analyze)
The openva-pipeline package makes use of two external programs:
smartva. ODK Briefcase
is a tool in the Open Data Kit (ODK) Software Suite, and is open-source software available
under the Apache 2.0 license (see
smartva is an open-source command line interface application for linux (see the
SmartVA-Analyze MIT License)
that is available for download from the
These applications are NOT included under the same license as the OpenVA Pipeline (GPL-3).
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