A large number of parents in developing countries do not have access to birth registration. Many of these parents, however, have access to community healthcare workers equipped with text-ready cell phones.

UNICEF SMS: Increase Birth Registration In Developing Countries With A UNICEF Text Message

A large number of parents in developing countries do not have access to birth registration. The registration process may be too complex, too expensive and in many cases too far from home. Many of these parents, however, have access to community healthcare workers equipped with text-ready cell phones.

Because parents don’t always know how and where to register, the community healthcare workers can bring the registration process to the parents.

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