This paper shows that improving birth registration in the region and tackling inequities present in many national registration practices requires a comprehensive, multi-sector and multi-dimensional response. It requires effective integration of governance, technical standards and operational practice, and investment in civil registrars as a critical human resource working with present-day equipment and information and communication technology.

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Type of Resource: 
Journals, Articles and Working Papers
Year of Publication: 
2015
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PDF UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) http://www.unicef.org/eapro/Unequal_at_Birth_UNICEF_EAP.pdf