On Thursday, June 23, 2016, Senator the Hon. Allyson Maynard-Gibson, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs in her 2016-2017 Budget Contribution to the Senate, advised that efforts are underway to open a births and deaths registry at PMH where mothers can register their child before they are discharged and receive the certificate at the hospital, provided the required documents have been completed.
She said,“The RGD is keenly aware that there is a sector in our community whose births are not registered. As this is a vexing issue that continues to get out of hand, the RGD is partnering with the Hospital Authority to share data collected electronically so as to minimise human intervention and reduce errors in the birth records. Read more >>