Immunization programmes and notifications of vital events

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume 97, Number 4, April 2019, 245-308
https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/97/4/en/

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Immunization programmes and notifications of vital events
— Gustavo Corrêa, Philippe Verstraete, Riswana Soundardjee, Manjari Shankar, Colin Paterson, Lee Hampton, Debra Jackson, Maria Muniz, Remy Mwamba, Kristen Wenz, Martin W Bratschi, Carla AbouZahr & Hope Johnson
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.210807
In many low- and middle-income countries, civil registration and vital statistics systems rely on passive reporting, with families expected to attend local registry offices to register vital events, such as births and deaths. However, these families may face physical, cultural, legal, socioeconomic or other barriers that impede their access to registration and reduce the performance of civil registration and vital statistics systems…