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Regional Training Workshop for Developing Vital Statistics Reports from Civil Registration

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10
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11
October
2018
Location: 
Beirut, lebanon
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This workshop aims to present the new UN Guidelines on Quality Evaluation of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics, review national experiences, provide technical support to improve civil registration procedures and strengthen capacity to produce high-quality vital statistics reports.  

Meeting Details

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Provisional Agenda

Presentations:

Day 1:

Opening Session

Session 1: Reasons for publishing vital statistics reports

  • National planning
  • Sustainable Development Goals

Session2: Characteristics of civil registration systems to be described in vital statistics reports

  • History
  • Legal and administrative issues
  • Organizational structure, registration process and data flows  

Day 2:

Session 3: Demographic methods for assessing the completeness of death registration

  • One Census Methods: Brass Growth Balance method
  • Multiple Census Methods Generalized Growth Balance method

Session 4: Assessments of data quality to be included in vital statistics reports

  • Completeness, accuracy, availability and timeliness
  • Existing challenges and plans for improvement

Session 5. Minimum set of indicators to be presented in vital statistics reports

  • Calculation and display of fertility indicators

Session 6. Minimum set of indicators to be presented in vital statistics reports (cont’d)

  • Calculation and display of mortality indicators
  • Calculation and display of causes of death indicators
  • Calculation and display of marriage and divorce indicators

Section 7. Conclusion and way forward

  • Evaluation of the workshop
  • Discussion and recommendations