Portfolio

Birth Registration: Nairobi, Kenya 30 October 2010 – 31 Mar 2011

Title: Scaling up Birth Registration in Eastern and Southern Africa

PHSL Consultants: Gopalan Balagopal, Jaap Vander Straaten, S.J.Atwood

Objectives: To provide country offices with state of the art technical assistant in birth registration to scale up their birth registration programmes; develop a regional strategy for the effective provision of technical support on birth registration to support scale up or improvement of coverage in the region; to develop a of roster of training courses and consultations on birth registration and create country profiles on birth registration

Outputs:  1. A strategic engagement plan for UNICEF with the UNECA, AU and AfDB in the processes to strengthen Civil Registration will be formulated. 2. Develop a regional strategy for the effective provision of technical support on birth registration to support scale up or improvement of coverage in the region. 3. Analytical reports from 4 country missions (including strategic recommendations for accelerating birth registration and  accompanying PowerPoint for all country missions)

Venue: UNICEF ESARO and Country Offices

Client: UNICEF ESARO,

Financing: UNICEF