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Team led by ECA visiting Sierra Leone for pre-assessment mission

Mr. Oliver Chinganya, Director, African Centre for Statistics, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) led a team to Sierra Leone on a mission from 27 to 30 June 2016 to support the Government of Sierra Leone to prepare for the assessment of their civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS)  System. The team members joining the mission were from UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, Plan International and Centre for Disease Control (CDC). During the mission, the team called on a number of ministers from various relevant ministries to discuss different issue and challenges of  CRVS systems is Sierra Leone. The team also participated in the meetings of the CRVS Steering Committee and Task Force to develop a roadmap for assessment and planning for strengthening of CRVS system in the country.