on 10th August, 2020, the Mayor of Gicumbi District officially launched birth and death registration occuring in health faciliti at Byumba Hospital. He mentioned that NCI-CRVS has come at the right time to resolve a number of problems related to the registration of civil events, and thanked the Government and the partners in making this move a success.
The service has been so difficult in a sense that the declarants of the events have been making long journeys to declare events ( birth and deaths) to secor offices which consumed much of their time and resources.
He emphasized that the users need to be careful in puttin the data not to enter wrong information into the system. He specifically called upon parents to come to the health facility with names of expected newborns for smooth registration.
The Mayor ended his remarks by thanking all the stakeholders who made this system a success adding that quality data will be a source of quality statistics for informed planning and decision making.