Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic.jpgMEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for the Dominican Republic. 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

Yes (not current)

http://bit.ly/2bb2p9W

Plan Estratégico Plurianual: Periodo 2012–2015

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Unknown

 

 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2010)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2014) and
DHS (2013)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aEuplN

Data and reports can be found on links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.one.gob.do

 

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

 

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

Yes, updated and has
no recent health report

http://www.sespas.gov.do

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2008–2009)

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

http://bit.ly/2blIJfV

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

Unknown