56.4 million people die globally each year. Only half of all deaths in 2015 were registered in national death registration systems with information on the cause of death.
This paper is one of twelve in a knowledge brief series on gender and CRVS that aims to uncover gender bias and barriers, share case studies and emerging findings, and recommend priority areas and solutions.
This video series features interviews with civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems experts from around the world. What are CRVS systems and why do they matter? How can we enhance and improve them for better results?