The Government of Bangladesh, supported by the Data for Health initiative, has started implementing a nationwide program to strengthen civil registration systems. The model was first implemented in Kaliganj province of Bangladesh for several years and uses frontline medical workers to assist with civil registration of births and deaths. This change of approach has lessened the burden on families and has gained high level government support and strong collaboration between ministries.
Preparations for the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific
The Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS will be taking place from the 16th to 19th November, 2021. It will be the occasion to celebrate progress through the CRVS Decade (2015-2024), identify remaining challenges, emphasize CRVS for sustainable development and promote CRVS as the foundation for legal identity. Preparations to get as much valuable inputs for the conference has already started, for example through the children and youth consultation, have already started and updates will be published on this website regularly.Read More