The present study aims at identifying good practices led by UNICEF between 2000 and 2009 in integrating birth registration with the health system and promoting the use of information technology as tools for universalizing birth registration and strengthening health services for children. The study is divided into five sections: a brief update of birth registration worldwide; strategies applied by UNICEF to improve registration rates; approaches to link birth registration and health services; three country case studies (Bangladesh, Brazil, and the Gambia) and one case study on the Municipality of Delhi, India; and a compilation of recommendations

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