Cameroon: HIS Indicators

Cameroon

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 30 indicators. As of August 2017, we had located the following indicators for Cameroon. Indicator definitions can be found here: http://www.measureevaluation.org/his-strengthening-resource-center/health-information-systems-his-country-profile-indicators

Please check back in this Resource Center as we continue to expand the indicators of HIS strengthening, or click here to provide comments and suggestions. 

 

 

Indicators

Status

Source

Title/Notes

1. National health strategy

Not current (2011–2015)

http://bit.ly/2biSxbt

Plan National de Développement Sanitaire 2011–2015

2. Health sector M&E plan

Available (2016 – 2027)

http://bit.ly/2wzETfj

Found on pages 189-201 in “Part IV: Implementation and Monitoring-Evaluation Framework“ of the 2016 – 2027 Health Sector Strategy

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2015)

http://bit.ly/2biSxbt

Found on pages 121–134 of the National Health Strategy plan

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2aPbrpN

Analyse Situationelle du Systeme d'Information Sanitaire au Cameroun

9. Population census within the last 10 years

No (2005)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2011)

MICS5 (2014)

http://bit.ly/2aVZOz8

http://bit.ly/2aPaTA8

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

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.statistics-cameroon.org

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

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

Yes

http://www.minsante.cm

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 78%; Official government estimate= 78% 

http://bit.ly/2aW0BA4

See page 8. WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

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

Unknown

 

 

22. Existence of policies, laws, and regulations mandating public and private health facilities/ providers to report indicators determined by the national HIS

Unknown

 

 

23. Availability of standards/guidelines for RHIS data collection, reporting, and analysis

Unknown

 

 

24.Presence of procedures to verify the quality of data (accuracy, completeness, timeliness) reported

Unknown

 

 

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Unknown

 

 

26. At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

Available (2012)

http://bit.ly/2xKruQ8

Compte Nationux de la Santé 2012 – National Health Accounts Executive Summary 2012

27. National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years

Unknown

 

 

28. Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities

Unknown

 

 

29. e-health strategy

Unknown

 

 

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Unknown