Participate Online

The conference took place on February 27 and 28 2018 during business hours in Ottawa, Canada.

Online participation and contribution to conference discussions and outcomes were enabled. This was done in two ways:

  1. Watching the conference sessions live. Sessions were webcast in English and French, and online participants were invited to contribute directly to the Q&A discussions.
  2. Taking to social media and connecting with conference participants and other CRVS stakeholders by using the hashtags #CRVS2030.
Future CRVS systems will be seamless for the individuals concerned [Video] Martin Bratschi is the Deputy Director for Technical Implementation at Vital Strategies, working mainly on the Data for Health Initiative. In this video, he shares his ideas on how CRVS systems will look in an ideal future. His hope is ...
Ideal CRVS system should be accessible, free, and universal [Video] Laetitia Bazzi is the Head of the Child Protection Unit at UNICEF-Senegal. In this video, she talks about what an ideal CRVS system should look like in the future. In her opinion, an ideal CRVS system would be accessible, free and ...
The importance of CRVS systems for individuals, policy planning, and collaboration [Video] Alexandre Marie Yomo is Director General of the National Civil Status Registration Office of Cameroon (BUNEC). In the video below (in French), Mr. Yomo highlights three reasons why CRVS systems are important. According to Mr. Yomo, the outmost importance of CRVS ...
A practical solution for death registration in developing countries [Video] Prabhat Jha is Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at the University of Toronto. In this video, Prof. Jha reflects on one of the main challenges that has emerged from the conference (and previous IDRC meetings): most deaths in the world, occur in ...
Bringing CRVS systems closer to the people: the case of Tanzania [Video] Lina Msanga is the Acting Director for Legal Rights Protection at the Registration Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) in Tanzania. In this video, Ms. Msanga describes efforts undertaken by her organization to bring CRVS systems closer to the people, in ...
Bringing civil registration closer to the people [Video] Mirkka Mattila is a Regional Child Protection Specialist in charge of CRVS in UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office. In this video, Ms. Mattila states that one of the most common challenges that the UNICEF bureau faces is bringing ...
The role of the health sector within the realm of CRVS systems [Video] John Grove is the Director of the Department of information Evidence and Research in the Health Metrics and Measurement Cluster at WHO. In his opinion, the CRVS Innovations conference has been very interesting. One of the things that speakers and ...
Hybrid CRVS systems as an interim solution for cause of death strengthening [Video] Mireille Gomes is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Global Health Research, University of Toronto. Some of the efforts she works in is cause of death strengthening particularly in Africa and Asia. One of the challenges in this particular area ...
A frictionless, scalable solution for biometric capture [Video] Montague Hermann is the Director of Global Market Development at Element, Inc. – a software-only biometric platform that runs on any existing mobile device out there in the field which allows for eliminating any hardware constraints.  In this video, Mr. ...
Day Two- A day of Innovation  Today we enter the final day of the CRVS Innovations conference. On this second day, participants will be taking the ideas and learning which emerged from yesterday’s discussions and exploring new technologies, strategies and approaches to try to identify the ...
Getting ready for a day of discussions on the #genderagenda2030 #crvs2030

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