Côte d’Ivoire: HIS Indicators

Cote d'Ivoire

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 30 indicators. As of February 2018, we have located the following indicators for Côte d’Ivoire.  Indicator definitions can be found here: https://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/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. 






1. National Health Strategy

Current (2016–2020)


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

Not current (2014–2016)

In-country contact

Plan Triennal Pour le Renforcement du Systeme

d'Information Sanitaire 2014–2016

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes, (2016–2020)



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 does not include representatives of the telecommunications and private health sector. The committee met quarterly until 2015. The Informatics TWG has been the more active body since then.

7. Country has 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 metropologie sanitaire RMS/HMN

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)



10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS3 (2006)
DHS (2012)
LSMS (1988)




MICS5 is currently in data processing and analysis phase. Data and reports can be found following the links provided (DHS and World Bank links).

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Not available

In-country contact

Births are registered in delivery register and deaths are also registered in 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 regards to birth registration, the HIS department is in discussion with the Ministry of the Interior to determine the indicator and also how to integrate this in DHIS 2 (the timeline was not provided).

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

Yes, pilot stage/early phase for DHIS 2



13. Country has national statistics office




14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015)

In-country contact

Annual Health Statistics Report for 2015

15. Country has website for health statistics with 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 most recent health sector strategy


In-country contact

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

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Yes (2003–2012)


See page 13, Table 1 at link.

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 to be conducted next year.

19. Proportion (Facility, District, National) offices using data for setting targets an

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= 77%; Official government estimate= 87%


See page 10 of WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

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

Yes, by district

In-country contact

Institutional deliveries available by districts and published within 12 months in year 2015 (listed in Excel sheet).

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

Not available

In-country contact


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


In-country contact

Data management manual procedure (2012)

Data collection filling guidance including in data collection tools (2016)

User’s manual for HIS software (2016)

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


In-country contact

Data management manual procedure

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender


In-country contact

Available in all the national data collection tools (paper-based and software)

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

Not current (2008)


Comptes Nationaux de la Santé: Exercices 2007, 2008

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


In-country contact

Database is updated each year

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


In-country contact

Available but not updated on a regular basis

29. e-health strategy

Available (2012)


This can be found indicated on page 1, section 1, of the WHO eHealth country profile for Cote d’Ivoire

Launched by the Ministry of Health but not yet implemented.

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Available, but percentage unknown

In-country contact

Surveillance is completed weekly by the National Public Hygiene Institute.