MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 indicators. As of September 2016, we had located the following indicators for Bangladesh. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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1. National health strategy

Not current (2011–2016)


Strategic Plan for Health, Population & Nutrition Sector Development Program (HPNSDP) 2011–2016

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2011–2016)


Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Strategy and Action Plan Health, Population & Nutrition Sector Development Program

3. HIS policy

Not available

In-country contact

There is no approved HIS Policy in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2016)

In-country contact

Health Information System (HIS) & eHealth 2011–2016

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Not current         (2011–2016)


Indicators found on pages 66–67 of current M&E plan.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not established

In-country contact


7. Country has master facility list

Current (2016)


8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2009)


Health Information System Assessment: Bangladesh Country Report

9. Population census within the last 10 years


Yes (2011)



10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2012–2013) & DHS (2014)

Data and reports can be found following links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – live births and deaths are less than 90%


12. Country has electronic system for aggregating routine facility and/or community service data

Yes, national deployment of DHIS2


3. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2014–2015)

Found report on MOH site titled “Annual Report 2014-2015.”

Report is not in English.

15. Country has website for health statistics with latest data available

Yes, undated but has recent health report


16. DQA conducted on prioritized indicators aligned with most recent health sector strategy

Not conducted

In-country contact


17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

Country is not listed.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




19. Proportion (facility, district, national) offices using data for setting targets and monitoring

Not available

In-country contact


20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 88; Official government estimate = 90

See page 10.

21. Number of institutional deliveries available by district, and published within 12 months of preceding year

Available by divisions and national, but not current (2014)