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Table 1 Key terms [5]

From: Where there is no hospital: improving the notification of community deaths

Notification. The capture and onward transmission of minimum essential information on the fact of birth or death by a designated agent or official of the CRVS system, using an authorised notification form (paper or electronic), with that transmission of information being sufficient to support eventual registration and certification of the vital event.
Registration. The act of formally registering an event at a civil registration office. At this point, the details of the event are recorded in the official civil register by the registrar.