6 months Digitization of birth registration pushed MB
By Philippine News Agency MANILA — An umbrella organization of children’s rights groups on Wednesday called on the government to institutionalize a comprehensive civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system or digitization of data. (image courtesy of Child Rights Network Facebook page / MANILA BULLETIN) In a media forum during the “Register Every Pinoy Child Now” campaign launch in line with the Birth Registration Month, the Child Rights Network (CRN) urged lawmakers and local government units that the CRVS system could address the 2.6 million unregistered Filipino children nationwide. “An efficient CRVS system should address the difficulties of birth registration ... more