Birth Registration in Nigeria: Making Children Count

Published: 1/Jan/2013
Source: UNICEF

A Bottleneck Analysis of the National Birth Registration System

The purpose of this report is to examine the situation of birth registration in Nigeria, including:

  • ††Integrating existing data, including RapidSMS data, regarding the scale of non-registration
  • †Outlining the profiles of unregistered children and highlighting key inequities
  • ††Identifying the barriers to registration ††
  • Proposing new data collection methods designed to fill gaps in existing data
  • Suggesting interventions to overcome barriers ††
  • Providing a framework for assessing improvements and guiding subsequent analyses

Download: UNICEF_Nigeria-Making-Children-Count

Themes: Birth Registration
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2013