Stats Brief, September 2015 (Issue no. 12): Maternal Mortality and the Importance of comprehensive civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems

Stats Brief, September 2015 (Issue no. 12): Maternal Mortality and the Importance of comprehensive civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems

Stats Brief
Stats Brief
Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Type: 
Public information and advocacy materials
Abstract

This Stats Brief traces the progress in Asia and the Pacific with reducing maternal mortality since 1990. It outlines the approaches used for estimating maternal mortality and highlights related challenges and limitations. It explains the value of comprehensive civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems as a sustainable data source for calculation of accurate maternal mortality indicators.

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