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Constraints in Birth Registration: Case Study in Andhra Pradesh

Alex George ()

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Abstract: What are the constraints to efficient birth registration? How do people view the compulsory registering of births? This paper reports on a Readiness Assessment study on Universal Birth Registration in Nalgonda district in Andhra Pradesh. The study was aimed at assessing and documenting the existing civil registration system as well as identifying the strengths and weaknesses with regard to reporting births and issue of birth certificates.

Keywords: birth registration; infant mortality; child mortality; vital statistics; civil registration system; birth certificates; Andhra Pradesh; Universal Birth Registration; Nalagonda; Sociology; Health Studies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2005-12
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