Recent News

New Tonga Vital Statistics Reports

November 28, 2023
The Tonga National CRVS Committee has now endorsed for release their 2018-2020 Vital Statistics Report.

Assessing Inequalities in Registration of Births and Deaths in Fiji

November 11, 2023
Fiji is the first country, to our knowledge, to embark upon an in-depth quantitative inequality assessment,
examining differentials by sex, age, ethnicity, and mother’s marital status.

Niue is the first country in the world to fully implement the OpenCRVS software

November 9, 2023
A new digital civil registration and vital statistics system (CRVS) became available in Niue today, 9 November 2023.

Assessment, Analysis and Redesign of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Processes (CRVS) NIUE

September 5, 2023
This report documents the results of the work of the Niue’s CRVS stakeholders in assessing, analysing and redesigning birth and death registration processes using the ‘assessment, analysis, and redesign’ stage of the CRVS Systems Improvement Framework.

New Action Plan for CRVS

July 16, 2023
The improvement of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in the Pacific requires a diverse set of technical expertise that is not available in any one agency.

Civil registration and vital statistics systems in the Pacific, 2023

July 6, 2023
This compendium pulls together civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) country profiles for the Pacific Island region.

Improving medical certification of cause of death in the Pacific

March 9, 2023
Medical certification of cause of death (MCCD) is a key source of mortality statistics. The death certificate is a permanent record of the fact and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and the cause of death.

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics profiles for the Pacific Island region

August 30, 2021
The CRVS profiles consolidate knowledge shared by countries on the status of their CRVS systems in the recent past, including through government websites, published reports, media releases and presentations, and direct engagement between the authors of these profiles and in-country civil registration offices and health information offices.