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International Development Research Centre

IDRC is mandated to initiate, encourage, support and research scientific and technical solutions to problems in developing countries.

The Challenge

Development of a knowledge hub, featuring a searchable directory of Experts database, in developing countries with expertise in vital statistic systems.

The Solution

An online application for experts in vital statistics to register, become approved and then appear in the Experts Database for contacting in developing countries. 

The Results

Completely automated online system for registering, approving and promoting experts in the field of vital statistics globally, to capture valuable vital statistics data not previously captured, for global reporting efforts.

See the Directory of Experts in action

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  • Drupal CMS
  • Bilingual
  • Responsive
  • WCAG & GDPR compliant
  • Accounts and permissions
  • Profiles
  • Security
  • Online registration & approval workflow
  • Searchable and filterable Experts Database
  • Data capture and reporting
  • Automated workflow and processes
  • Robust Admin reporting, approvals and processes