United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications

Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System -- Policies and Protocols for the Release and Archiving of Individual Records
Series: F, No.70 
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Languages available:E, *A, *C, F, *R, S


The Handbook is a comprehensive guide for countries in designing policies on confidentiality of individual information on vital records and the adjunct statistical forms. It also offers methods to permanently store and protect vital records. The Handbook is one of a series of five prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division as part of the International Programme for Accelerating the Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems, launched in 1991.

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