- Gap analysis of CRVS inequalities in Pakistan
- Launch of the new CRVS improvement framework
- WHO Training on ICD-11 for North and Central Asian countries
- New stillbirth reporting chapter added to CRVSID Legal & Regulatory Review Toolkit
- WHO publishes a global report on health data systems and capacity
- CRVS champion: Fathimath Riyaza
- The seventh meeting of the Regional Steering Group for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific will take place online on 18 and 19 May. it will support the preparations for the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific planned for 16-19 November 2021. You can find more information here.
- Tonga recently published its Vital Statistics Report for the period 2013-2018. Based on data from the Civil registry and the Ministry of Health, it provides key insights in the demographics of the country.
- The Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities has published the third volume of its "How Covid-19 is changing the world: a statistical perspective". Among analyses of the impact of the crisis, a contribution by ESCAP looks into how CRVS systems could help measure and alleviate its effects.
- The World Bank has developed a set of guidelines for the creation of disability-inclusive ID systems. Persons with disabilities often have higher risk of exclusion from civil registration and identification systems, which puts them at risk of further exclusions. The report provides guidance on how to fight those exclusions.
- A paper on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on CRVS systems worldwide has been published with the collaboration of many international partners. It maps how systems were impacted depending on the laws and regulations in place, to see how a better continuity of service could be achieved.