Does Birth Underregistration Reduce Childhood Immunization?: Evidence from the Dominican Republic

Research, Preprint OPEN
Corbacho, Ana; Brito, Sreve; Osorio, René;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Washington, DC
  • Subject: Civil Registration, Immunization; Under-registration | I18 | O12 | Immunization | Under-registration | J13
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:J13 | jel:O12 | jel:I18

Birth registration is not only a fundamental human right, but also a requirement for obtaining additional documents, proving legal identity, and accessing a number of government benefits. Yet, little is known about the effects of birth under-registration on access to he... View more
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