Côte d’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 21 indicators. As of January 2017, we have located the following indicators for Côte d’Ivoire. Indicator definitions are here: https://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/his-strengthening-resource-center/health-information-systems-his-country-profile-indicators.

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1. National health strategy

Current (2016–2020)

In-country contact


Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire 2016–2020

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2016–2020)

In-country contact


Plan de Suivi et d’Evaluation du PNDS 2016–2020

3. HIS policy

Not current (2006)

In-country contact

“Document de Politique de l’Information Sanitaire en Côte d’Ivoire, 2006”
Currently, there is no updated HIS policy document.

4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2014–2016)

In-country contact

Plan Triennal Pour le Renforcement du Systeme

d’Information Sanitaire 2014–2016

5. Country has a set of core health indicators

Yes, (2016–2020)


Found in the national health strategy document, “Plan National De Developpement Sanitaire 2012–2015”

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established and active

In-country contact

Yes, there is a National Strategic Information Committee with different technical working groups (TWG) (HIS/informatics, surveillance, and M&E), but it does not include representatives of the telecommunications and private health sectors. The committee met quarterly until 2015. The Informatics TWG has been the more active body since then.

7. Country has a master facility list

Not current (2012)—not available online

In-country contact

The update of the master facility list for 2016 is ongoing.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2008)


Rapport d’Evaluation du Systeme National d’Information Sanitaire Ivoirien par l’Outil du Reseau de Metrologie Sanitaire RMS/HMN

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)



10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS3 (2006) MICS5 is currently in data processing and analysis phase.

DHS (2012)

LSMS (1988)




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

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Not available

In-country contact

Births are registered in a delivery register, and deaths are also registered using paper-based data collection tools. The registration of deaths and their causes are configured in DHIS 2 during year 2016, and the system will generate this information in 2017. With regard to birth registration, the HIS department is in discussion with the Ministry of the Interior to determine the indicator and how to integrate this in DHIS 2. (The timeline was not provided.)


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

Yes, pilot stage/early phase for DHIS 2



13. Country has a national statistics office




14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015)

In-country contact

Annual Health Statistics Report for 2015

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

Yes, updated but no health data available



There is a tab for health statistics, but it has not been populated.

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


In-country contact

DQAs have been conducted at the 4 levels of the health system (facility, district, regional, and central), but not on a regular basis (2011, 2015). The most recent is the service availability readiness survey data quality review conducted in 2016. RDQAs are conducted annually in the health regions on key indicators (malaria, reproductive health, HIV, and tuberculosis).


17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts





See page 13, Table 1.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Not current (2012), public sector facilities: 90% and

private sector facilities: <10%

In-country contact

A new plan is scheduled to be conducted next year.

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

Not available

In-country contact

Data is used for setting national targets, but this is not documented.

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 72%; Official government estimate = 82%


See page 9.

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

Yes, by district

In-country contact

Institutional deliveries are available by district and were published within 12 months in year 2015 (listed in the spreadsheet).