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5. Is internet use considered important in this office? 6. Is there any link between the labour office and the B&D department? 7. Other questions as they occur during the conversation. Possible questions to basic school Head teachers: 1. How do you consider personal identification document of prospective pupils in the process of their admission? 2. How do you record the particulars of your pupils/students? 3. Do you think that computer, internet, mobile phones and Fax machine will help in the school’s administration? 4. Have you ever made an official phone call to the B&D department for any reason? 5. Other questions as they arise in the course of conversation. Appendix 5--Abridged interview Beside my interaction and discussion with Mr. Kingsley Addo and one other department staff, my collaborator suggested that a copy of my semi-structured interview questions be given to the department head(name withheld) for him to personally answer them due to implied sensitivity of some of the questions. In other words, he wanted the boss of the centre to be personally responsible for the diffusion of certain information. Fortunately, the high official did not hesitate to supply answers to the questions such as follow: ***A SEMI-STRUCTURED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AIMED AT EXPLORING THE TOPIC: HOW CAN ICTs AND NEW MEDIA REMEDY THE PROBLEM OF VITAL STATISTICS DEIFICIENCIES IN GHANA; THE CASE OF GHANA BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRY DEPARTMENT.
78 I believe that one most important government activity, all over the world, is what your department does, i.e. the registration of births and deaths of the citizens. May I ask you sir? 1. Qn. --Under which government ministry does your department operate? Ans. --The Births and Deaths Registry operates the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development 2. Qn.--Do you have any idea as to how long this department has been in existence? Ans.--Although vital registration started way back in 1888 in Ghana (then the Gold Coast), the Births and Deaths Registry as a department was set up in 1965 to manage the registration of births, deaths and fetal deaths in the country. 3. Qn. -- Has B&D registration in Ghana got any legal backing: which Act and Article, if any? Ans. --The Births and Deaths Registry derives its mandate from the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1965 (ACT 301). This is supported by the Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations, 1970 ( L.I 653) 4. Qn .--Could you tell me how your department has been collecting data since you joined the department? Ans .--Activities of the Births and Deaths Registry are coordinated from the Central Registry Office located here in Accra. The entire country has been divided into Registration Regions, which coincide with the political and administrative regions of the country. The Registration regions have been subdivided into Registration Districts, which also coincide with the country’s political administrative local authority areas. Below the District Office is a network of Registry offices and reporting centres located within communities where registration takes place. There are requirements to be met and a standard procedure to follow. These would be given on a different sheet later. 5.

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