Expert group meeting on the methodology and lessons learned to evaluate the completeness and quality of vital statistics data from civil registration

New York

Date: 
03 November 2016 to 04 November 2016

Overview

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, together with Statistics Korea (KOSTAT), Government of the Republic of Korea, as part of a joint technical cooperation agreement, are organizing an expert group meeting on “Methodology and lessons learned to evaluate the completeness and quality of vital statistics data from civil registration” that will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 3 to 4 November 2016.

The purpose of the meeting is to (a) examine the state of vital statistics based on civil registration, with emphasis on low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), (b) review the state-of-knowledge with analytical methods to evaluate the proportion of actual vital events that are registered by the civil registration of vital statistics (CRVS) system and quality of vital statistics collected through civil registration, and (c) review lessons learnt from local and international experiences in applying these methods to various settings.

 

Documents

Organization of work

Thursday, 3 November 2016

 Session 1. Opening of the meeting    

Friday, 4 November 2016

Session 5. Record linkages and validation studies to evaluate the completeness and quality of vital registration (part 1)

Session 6. Record linkages and validation studies to evaluate the completeness and quality of vital registration (part 2)

Session 8. Summary and conclusions

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