Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) and the UNDP Accelerator Lab (AccLab) have been working together on an exciting and holistic journey of modernizing and digitally transforming the CRVS System in Samoa, with a sharp focus on strengthening the birth registration system.
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.Read More