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List of National Focal Points

Advocacy Materials, 2024
List of National Focal Points

This list contains the names and organizational information for country-nominated CRVS national focal points as of 1 February 2024.

 
 
Afghanistan Mr. Hasibullah Mowahed Deputy Director General on Professional Affairs Central Statistical Organization
American Samoa Ms. Taifita S. Solomona   Department of Homeland Security
Armenia Ms. Diana Andreasyan Director of Health Information Analytical Center Armenian National Institute of Health,
Ministry of health
Australia Mr. James Eynstone-Hinkins Director, Health and Vital Statistics Section Australian Bureau of Statistics
Azerbaijan Mr. Agha Karim Samed-zade Head  State Registry Department of Ministry of Justice 
Bangladesh Mr. Mohammed Shahidul Islam Deputy Secretary Cabinet Division Cabinet Division
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Bhutan Mr. Sonam Wangdi Sr. Planning Officer Health Management & Information System Unit, Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of health.
Brunei Darussalam Ms. Norizan Binti Abdullah Senior Statistician Department of Statistics
Cambodia Mr. Phou Sok  Deputy Director of Civil Registration Department Ministry of Interior
China Ms. GENG Yun
Ms. Ru Lixia
Assistant Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of China to UNESCAP Ministry of Foreign Affairs
National Health Commission
Cook Islands Mr. Tamatoa Jonassen Secretary for Justice (Registrar-General) Ministry of Justice Cook Islands
DPR Korea Mr. Yong Suk Pak Deputy Director-General Central Bureau of Statistics
Fiji Ms. Treta Sharma Administrator-General Ministry of Justice
France      
French Polynesia      
Georgia Ms. Mariana Jalagonia Chief Specialist National Statistics Office of Georgia
Guam Ms. Carolyn Garrido   Department of Public Health and Social Services
Hong Kong, China Ms. Jennifer Wong Senior Statistician Census and Statistics Department
India Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Additional Registrar General Office of the Registrar General, Ministry of Home Affairs
Indonesia Mr. Muhammad Cholifihani Director of Population and Social Security Ministry of  National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS)
Iran (Islamic Rep. of) Dr. Alireza Sajedi Director General of Statistics National Organization for Civil Registration
Japan      
Kazakhstan Ms. Uteulina Bakytkul Chief expert of the Division of social and demographic statistics  The Committee on statistics of the Ministry of nation economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan 
Kiribati Ms. Tiensi Teea Registrar for Births, Deaths and Marriages Ministry of Women, Youth and Social Affairs
Kyrgyzstan Ms. Tamara Taipova Chief Specialist, Division of Demographical Statistics National Committee on Statistics, Kyrgyzstan 
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) Ms. Thirakha Chanthalanouvong; 
Mr. Vandy Chanthalideth
Director General; 
Deputy Director General
Social Statistics Department, Lao Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Planning and Investment;
Department of Citizen Management Ministry of Home Affairs
Macao, China Mr. Hang Chan Mak Deputy Director Statistics and Census Service
Malaysia Mr. Azwan Kadir;
Mr. Zamari MOHD RAMLI
Deputy Assistant Director;
Undersecretary National Registration and Societies Division
National Registration Department;
Ministry of Home Affairs
Maldives Ms. Fathimath  Riyaza Deputy Statistician National Bureau of Statistics Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure
Marshall Islands      
Micronesia (F.S.) Mr. Wincener J. David;
Ms. Brihmer S. Johnson
Health Planner;
Assistant Secretary for Statistics
Division of Health, Dept. of Health and Social Affairs;
Division of Statistics, Dept. of Resources and Development
Mongolia Mr. Ariunbold Shagdar Director of the Census and Data Analysis Department National Statistics Office of Mongolia
Myanmar Mr. Tun Hla Aung Director General of  General Administration Department  
Nauru Mr. Francis Deireragea Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages Chief Secretary
Nepal Mr. Jitendra Basnet Director General Department of National ID and Civil Registration, Ministry of Home  Affairs
Netherlands      
New Caledonia      
New Zealand Mr. Russell Burnard General Manager Operations and Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages Department of Internal Affairs
Niue Ms. Gaylene Tasmania Director-General Ministry of Social Services, Government of Niue
Northern Mariana Islands Wilbert G. Rospel Vital Statistics Registrar Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
Pakistan Mr. Qazi Zaheer Ahmad Senior Joint Secretary Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives
Palau Ms. Cheryl‐Ann  Tmong Udui Epidemiologist Bureau of Public Health, Ministry of Health
Papua New Guinea Mr. Noel Mobiha and Mr. Nicholas Piauka  Acting Registrar-General; Policy Manager National Civil  & Identity Registry Office
Republic of the Philippines
 
Ms. Elna Ruth Casasola Officer-in-Charge, Vital Statistics Division Civil Registration Service, Civil Registration and Central Support Office, Philippine Statistics Authority
Republic of Korea Mr. Sooyoung Kim Deputy Director, Vital Statistics Division Statistics Korea
Russian Federation Mr Dmitry Sevryuk Deputy Head of the Department of Legal Assistance  Cooperation with Ministry of Justice of Russian Federation
Samoa Mr. Ponifasio Vasa Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages Bureau of Statistics 
Singapore      
Solomon Islands Mr. Jeffrey Sade DEVE Permanent Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs
Sri Lanka Mr. Wathsala Walgama Statistician Department of Census and Statistics
Tajikistan Mr. Davlatzoda Qiyomiddin Deputy Director  Agency on statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Thailand Mr. Sanchai Techanimitvat Information Technology and System Senior Specialist  Bureau of Registration Administration; Ministry of Interior
Timor-Leste Mr. Ricardo  da Cruz Santos Acting Director of Methodology and Data Collection General Directorate of Statistics Timor-Leste
Tonga Ms.Temaleti Manakovi Acting Chief Executive Officer/Deputy Secretary at Registrar General's Office Ministry of Justice
Turkiye Mr. İdris Beyazit  TurkStat Expert-Demography Department Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)
Turkmenistan      
Tuvalu Ms. Eselealofa Apinelu Attorney-General Office of the Attorney-General
United Kingdom      
United States of America Ms. Rohina Joshi Technical Advisor; Associate Professor Data for Health Initiative; School of Population Health, UNSW
Uzbekistan Ms. Madina Makhmudova Chief Consultant of the Department for Coordination and Control over the Activities of Civil Registry Office Public Service Agency under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Vanuatu Mr. Andy Calo Director Department of Civil Registry and Vital Statistics
Viet Nam Mr. Nham Ngoc Hien Deputy Director General of the Department of Civil registration, nationality and attestation Ministry of Justice
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Advocacy Materials
Year of Publication:
2024