The course, available in English and French, aims to enable birth and death registration by capitalizing on the health sector’s reach and service delivery.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Leverage existing material and experiences
  • Provide a good understanding of the registration process and the different scenarios
  • Enhance and upskill competencies related to birth and death registration


  1. Mid-level managers and policymakers, who have the capacity to drive positive change toward building the needed connection between the health sector and the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system.
  2. On-the-ground technical staff, who need specific knowledge, skills and competencies to undertake the desired change and implement the different connection potentials in practice.


    It should take you about 5 hours to complete this self-paced course.


    This 5-hour course consists of 3 main modules and covers most of the content of the guidance titled: "HEALTH SECTOR CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS IMPROVING THE CIVIL REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES" published by the WHO and UNICEF in 2021.


    This 5-hour course consists of 3 main modules, available in French and English.

    Contact details

    Content issues and questions: Leah Hansen (