CRVS is the mechanism of collecting information by civil registration system on the frequency of occurrence of specified and defined vital events (eg births, deaths, cause of deaths, marriage, migration, its compiling, processing, analysing, evaluating, presenting and disseminating these data in some statistical form. The significance of improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) has recently been emphasized round the globe. CRVS data is critical to support the functioning of National Health System and for a number of other government functions.
A well-functioning Civil Registration System is critical in monitoring country's progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Information on Vital Statistics (births, deaths, migration etc) is needed by a number of Ministries and Departments for day to day use, planning and forecasting.
17 January, 2018: progress so for made for functioning CRVS at various levels.Marriot Islamabad read more