This is the report of the first meeting of National CRVS Steering and Coordination Committee held in Hotel Marriot- Islamabad and supported through WHO under its COIA initiative. Following were the main workshop objectives;
– To discuss the progress made for CRVS improvement and implementation of CRVS Strategic Plan.
– To urge the provincial and special area governments to notify their provincial steering and coordination committees so that national strategic direction could be translated.
– To identify various thematic areas for future deliberations. (eg Legal Framework and Resources for Civil Registration, Registration Practices, Coverage, and Completeness, Death
Certification and Cause of Death, ICD Mortality Coding Practices, Data Access, Use and Quality Checks) and suggest scope of work.
– To foster political commitment for CRVS promotion.