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We are a global public health organization that designs solutions to pressing health problems. Our reach includes five international offices, a global network of leading experts and impact in 73 countries.

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Civil registration and vital statistics are key to good governance. We strengthen countries’ capacity to register births and deaths, improve cause-of-death data and produce valid vital statistics. Strong CRVS systems guide government policies and resource allocation to effectively protect health. They also give ordinary people access to benefits like health care, education and the right to vote.

Quality Data Spurs Action on Life-Saving Policies

Vital Strategies and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control hosted a two-week “Data to Policy Training” workshop, providing technical assistance to government staff to enhance the skills of government staff to use data and analytic methods to develop new policy recommendations.