Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has issued a call for expressions of interest for experts in civil registration, information technology, public health, statistics, law, and social behaviour change for civil registration and vital statistics systems strengthening.
Deadline: June 30, 2017 by 11:45 PM (EDT)
Description: Funded by Global Affairs Canada and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and housed at IDRC, the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems is a global resource hub that actively supports national efforts to develop, strengthen, and scale up Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems. Of interest to those in the Faculty of Law the IDRC is seeking expertise in law (in particular analysis and drafting of legislation) and in public health.
Eligible legal experts should have the capacity to support a changing process of updating CRVS legal frameworks at the country level. They should have experience in reviewing, analysing and drafting legislative corpus such as laws, acts, regulations and directives associated to CRVS. Strong knowledge of international human rights, privacy and personal data protection, refugees, migrants and/or internally displaced populations is desirable.
Eligible experts from the public health sector should have an extensive, in-depth knowledge and experience in maternal and child health, monitoring and evaluation, birth and death notification processes, verbal autopsy, and medical certification of causes of death.