Embracing new trends in shaping innovative strategies in civil registration implementation binds various challenges both the implementers and stakeholders. The City Civil Registry office (CCRO) was able to identify dilemmas in the preparation and submission of civil documents. Thus, addressing this predicament is to train and discuss with our stakeholders who were directly involved crucial to civil registration process.

The CCRO conducted civil registration and vital statistics (CVRS) training workshop on February 19, 2020. The 1-day seminar focused on civil registration laws, importance and uses of civil registration documents, instruction of accomplishing the Certificate of Live Birth (COLB), responsible person to report the vital events, delayed registration of COLB, and death registration.

Held at Veranda Restaurant, Casisang, Malaybalay City, the training aims to address issues in dealing with the preparation and submission of civil documents. Further, eliminating errors and advocating accurate information were among the desired outcome.

Meanwhile, invited resource speaker, Ms. Ana R. Bonita, Registration Officer II of the Philippines Statistics Authority provincial office also shared her expertise in the field of vital statics.

Civil registrar Priscilla G. Tilanduca highlighted the proper grounds in accomplishing civil documents. She also shared her insights on the importance of these records to us keepers and to our local constituents.

Tilanduca expressed her support and gratitude to stakeholder’s participation in civil registration implementation.  She added that they play a vital role in fulfilling our vision and goals.

The training workshop is anchored on the national theme for civil registration month celebration “shaping CRVS by embracing new trends in the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)”. A total of 19 participants attended were personnel from hospitals and lying-in clinics in the City of Malaybalay. The attendees were those directly engage in the preparation and submission of civil documents.

Written & Reported by: Ronald T. Ramao, CCRO-NADA Coordinator