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Our services

The Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems aims to make information and expertise about civil registration and vital statistics systems easy to access for everyone, everywhere. We serve as a knowledge hub for the global community.

Our services include:

  • Technical assistance for countries working on the CRVS components of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health investment cases—offered through the Global Financing Facility.
  • Directory of experts for governments, development practitioners, and others seeking expertise in support of their CRVS efforts.
  • Library & learning, our free online resource centre, which offers curated CRVS documents, videos, and tools—including terms and definitions.
  • CRVS eLearning course available through the World Bank’s Open Learning Campus.
A smiling woman registers a vital event with the authorities while other people sit at a bench and wait their turn. Photo credit: The World Bank/Mohammad Al-Arief

Expert Talks: Understanding CRVS systems

This video series features interviews with experts from around the world.

What are CRVS systems and why do they matter? How can we enhance and improve them for better results? And what can we learn from other countries’ experiences?

Our video series explores all these questions—and offers valuable insights.