The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) and its stakeholders and partners from One UN have initiated a program to strengthen Civil Registration and Vital Statistics system in Rwanda. It is a crucial exercise for civil rights and availing population statistics.
Below are excerpts of comments people made about the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), a web based software application that improves the civil registration system at both sector and health levels.
On 26th November 2014, at Lemigo Hotel, a team called "IMPRESSIVE" which was composed of three students from the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Rwanda won first place at the 2014 edition of Infographic Competition hosted by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR). Each team member received a laptop.
Every year in November, the African statistical community celebrates the African Statistics Day (ASD) with the objective of raising public awareness about the importance of statistics in the economic and social development of the continent. The decision of celebrating ASD every year was taken since 1990 by the twenty-fifth session of the United Nations Economic for Africa and the Sixteenth Meeting of African ministers responsible for Economic Planning and development.
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) with the technical support of ICF-MACRO is implementing the Fifth Rwandan Demographic and Health Survey (RDHS-V).