Rapid Comprehensive Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Assessment

Author:World Health Organization
Description:The Rapid Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Assessment may be used prior to the comprehensive assessment to provide a quick overview of how the overall system is functioning and determine priority areas of focus during the comprehensive assessment. The rapid assessment consists of 25 questions addressing 11 areas of the system. Assuming that key informants are readily available to contribute, the rapid assessment can be conducted within a couple of hours, using an automated spreadsheet for immediate results.
      Assessment Purpose
    • Ad hoc or targeted assessment
      Health System Level
    • National
      Assessment Areas
    • HIS governance and leadership
    • HIS management
    • Data sources
    • Data management
    • Information products and dissemination
    • Data quality
    • Data use
      Primary Data Collection Method
    • Qualitative
      Other Criteria
    • Considers context
    • Considers gender
    • Includes action plan template
    • Excel-based tool
    • Rapid assessment (can be completed in 1-2 days)
    • Specific to civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS)
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