Bangladesh: HIS Indicators

Bangladesh

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 health information system (HIS) indicators. As of January 2017, we had located the following indicators for Bangladesh. Indicator definitions can be found here: http://www.measureevaluation.org/his-strengthening-resource-center/health-information-systems-his-country-profile-indicators

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Indicators

Status

Source

Title/Notes

1. National health strategy

Not current (2011–2016)

http://bit.ly/2bkesAS

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

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2011–2016)

http://bit.ly/2aJWO5t

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Strategy and Action Plan Health, Population, and 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 a set of core health indicators

Not current (2011–2016)

http://bit.ly/2aJWO5t

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

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not established

In-country contact

 

7. Country has a master facility list

Current (2016)

http://bit.ly/2dfCFY0

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2009)

http://bit.ly/2biPikb

Health Information System Assessment: Bangladesh Country Report

9. Population census within the last 10 years

 

Yes (2011)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2012–2013) & DHS (2014)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aEqxRP

Data and reports can be found by following the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete—live births and deaths are less than 90%

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, national deployment of DHIS2

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.bbs.gov.bd

 

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015–2016)

http://bit.ly/2aEqnJY

A report found on the MOH site is titled “Annual Report 2015-2016.”

The report is not in English.

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

Yes, and has a recent health report

http://www.mohfw.gov.bd

 

 

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

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

Country is not listed

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Unknown

 

 

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%

http://bit.ly/2bkjaA6

See page 11.

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)   

http://bit.ly/2dAoH2F