• 2024 Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Applied Research Training Initiative

    The CRVS applied research training (CART) initiative focuses on enhancing CRVS systems through supporting applied research on strategies, interventions, and tools. This involves designing projects to address practical questions, employing robust methodologies, and identifying key personnel for effective implementation and publication. The need to strengthen practitioners' research capacity is evident, as highlighted in the Asia-Pacific CRVS research forum held in 2023. 

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  • Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems Improvement Framework

    To meet the targets of the CRVS Decade, a Business Process Improvement approach can help improve and streamline Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system. The CRVS Systems Improvement Framework help CRVS stakeholders assess, analyze and redesign, to improve user experience and produce timely vital statistics. 

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  • Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Inequality Assessments

    The Ministerial Declaration on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific emphasizes the need to address CRVS inequalities among hard-to-reach and marginalized populations, promoting universality and equity in civil registration regardless of factors such as gender, religion, or ethnicity. Countries are encouraged to conduct assessments to assess where such inequalities may exist.

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  • Asia-Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Research Forum

    The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized the first Asia-Pacific CRVS Research Forum which was held from 3-4 April 2023. Hosted by ESCAP in Bangkok, the fully online event offered a major research, information sharing, and capacity-building opportunity for participants. They were able to present at and attend paper presentations and interactive sessions, including networking opportunities.

     

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CRVS Insight brings its readers the most relevant CRVS-related news from around Asia-Pacific. CRVS Insight also highlights upcoming events like conferences and webinars, as well as brings its readers the newest resources for CRVS stakeholders, including training materials and research related to CRVS.

Call for Proposals: Data for Health Global Grants Program Launches New Round of Support for Gender Equity

Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative’s Global Grants Program (GGP) is launching new gender equity round of support. This round supports projects that will improve the use and dissemination of sex and gender data for decision-making and policy change, focusing on advancing gender equity to promote public health in core thematic areas of civil registration and vital statistics, data use for decision-making, and population-based cancer registries.

Inclusivity: A theme for the 2024 review and potential extension of the Asia-Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade (2015-2024)

This paper examines inclusivity as a key theme for the 2024 Review and potential extension of the Asia-Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Decade (2015-2024) to 2030. It includes a review of existing literature to develop a comprehensive understanding of inclusivity in the context of CRVS and to justify the integration of inclusivity into the 2024 Review and potential extension.

Resilience: A theme for the 2024 review and potential extension of the Asia-Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade (2015-2024)

During the ninth meeting of the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific, consensus was reached on the inclusion of resilience into the work associated with any extension of the Decade and thus a consideration in the 2024 CRVS Decade Review. Members underscored how resilience is critical to sustaining existing progress and effectively addressing upcoming challenges associated with climate change including displacement which may result in statelessness.

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