Health and the next global development agenda
Global Summit on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics
First-ever global CRVS summit builds on PMNCH position to prioritize health beyond 2015
The world’s first-ever summit on civil registration and vital statistics, co-hosted by the World Health Organization and the Health Metrics Network, highlighted the importance of ensuring that health and CRVS have a prominent place among the post-2015 sustainable development goals. Appreciation was expressed for the PMNCH position to prioritize women’s and children’s health beyond 2015, with the PMNCH summary statement officially mentioned during the summit and a call made to participants to add their signatures, resulting in nearly 70 new additions from diverse stakeholders from around the globe.