Ethiopian Medical Association participated in the sixth conference of African ministers responsible for civil registration

The 6th African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration Conference was held at Economic Commission of Africa (ECA), Addis Ababa. The three vital events (birth, marriage, and death) registration, and vital statistics were discussed in the presence of all African countries delegates. In the meeting, the continent progressed the birth registration but behind on death registration. Following different experts’ recommendations, Africa as a continent promised to improve the civil registration and vital statics at the end day of the meeting.

Ethiopian Medical Association program Manager Mrs. Bekelech Bayou and MCCoD Project Officer Mr. Molla Mekashaw participated in representing the association. They also presented the current Medical Certification Cause Of Death project in the booth allocated for EMA. This project is implemented by EMA and financially supported by Vital Strategies.