Ghana: Births and Deaths Registration Awareness campaign launched

Published: 29/Sep/2017
Source: Ghana News Agency

Accra, Sept, 28, GNA — It is illegal to bury deceased persons without the registration and acquisition of Burial Permit or Death Certificate in the country. To this end, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have been tasked to ensure that they register and regulate all burial grounds. Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, said this in an address read on her behalf, at the launch of Births and Deaths Registration Day and Awareness Creation Campaign in Accra on Thursday.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: West Africa, Ghana
Year: 2017