Kishwer Sultana, Aftab Imtiaz.
Death Registration in Pakistan.
Ann Abbasi Shaheed Hosp Karachi Med Dent Coll Jan ;7(2):408-10.
To review the existing system of death registration in Pakistan and its problem in relation to forensic medicine. The current death registration procedure both from Local Government and Cantonment boards of Pakistan were obtained and reviewed and its medico-legal aspect was attempted to ascertain. The maintenance of records and compilation of death registry data by the Local Bodies and Cantonment Boards is for demographic purpose. The degree of precision of the deceased particulars are correct. However cause of death statement is not in accordance to the standard classification. It is therefore essential to emphasize the importance of the death certification process to the medical profession. This is a review article.
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