Tanzania: Unicef Moves to Reduce Birth Certificate Burden

Published: 17/Sep/2016
Source: The Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

Dar es Salaam — Unicef and the government will on Thursday roll out a new birth registration process. The Under-five Birth Registration Initiative (U5BRI) aims to address challenges around birth registration across the country.

In an exclusive interview with The Citizen yesterday, Unicef country representative Maniza Zaman said U5BRI would make it easier for especially mothers to get birth certificates for their newborns.

« Under the new initiative, health facilities and ward executive offices will become registration points, bringing the process closer to the people, » she said.

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Themes: Enregistrement des naissances, Pièces d'identité
Regions: Tanzanie, Afrique de l'Est
Year: 2016