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Stakeholders Validate Single Registry Data Sharing Protocols

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As part of the milestone processes  in  the  implementation  of  Kenya’s Single  Registry (SR),data  sharing  protocols have  been  developed and were validated by a section  of  stakeholders in  a  workshop  held  at the  Hilton  Hotel  in  Nairobi on 11th April 2016.

Single Registry Protocol Validation

Evelyn Gathecha, ICT officer,Social Protection Secretariat explains a point during the Single Registry Data Sharing Protocols Validation Workshop at the Hilton Hotel on 11th April 2016.

 

Stakeholders  at  the  workshop were also exposed to other phase 1  milestone achievements of the SR development and implementation, some of which include decentralization which has been piloted in Machakos and Nairobi,implementation of electronic registration and the development of dash boards. Key issues in focus included user confidentiality,data protection, approval procedures, disposal and retention of information and timelines for availing information to members  of the public (from the time of request).

The Head, Social Protection Secretariat Ms Cecilia Mbaka  who officiated  the  function  appreciated  the  achievements  made in implementing  phase 1 of the SR and noted that the vision for the second phase of the SR implementation was to among other things,benchmark with other countries to enrich the platform with best practice,extent the platform to cover Social Security and Health Insurance,make the Singe Registry child sensitive,expand use of SR data to other ministries, expand the use of electronic registration systems in monitoring and evaluation as well as enhance MIS and SR to respond to the consolidation strategy.Participants were drawn from the Department of Children’s Services, Department of Social Development,the  Social  Protection  Secretariat  Unit, Hunger Safety Net and development partner institutions including  World Bank, UNICEF and the World Food Programme.

 

First Webinar on Kenya’s Single Registry Held

The first Webinar on Kenya’s Single Registry took place on Tuesday 29th March 2016.
The activity was organized to give interested stakeholders a chance to learn about the A-Z of the Single Registry through  discussions, complemented by a question and answer session driven by specialized panelists.A total of 226 people from across the globe participated in the Webinar  and judging by this, the event was a great success.

 

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