Ethiopia: HIS Indicators

Ethiopia

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 30 HIS indicators. As of August 2017, we had located the following indicators for Ethiopia. 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

Current (2015–2020)

http://bit.ly/2gHcA9x

Health Sector Transformation Plan HSTP

(2015/16 up to 2019/20) Draft Version 1

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2008)

http://bit.ly/2bktmZq

Health Management Information System (HMIS) / Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Strategic Plan for Ethiopian Health Sector (January 2008)

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2012–2020)

http://bit.ly/2aMTd62

National Health Information System Road Map 2005–2012 E.C. (2012/13–2019/20 G.C)

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2015–2020)

http://bit.ly/2gHcA9x

Indicators were found on pages 55-59 of current National Heath Strategy Plan.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2aMTd62

It is unknown if Ethiopia has an active HIS coordinating body, but the establishment of one was part of the 2012/13–2019/20 HIS Strategic plan (page 11).

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

All HMN documents and tools can be downloaded using this link.

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2007)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS1 (1995) and DHS (2016)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2b1PtAQ

2016 DHS is ongoing. Data and reports can be found on links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

28.8% live births and 10.9% deaths. Source is not civil registration but considered reliable by UN Stats.
 

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, nationally

http://bit.ly/2aOJq5Q

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.csa.gov.et

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2014)

http://bit.ly/2bkoceJ

HSDP IV Annual Performance Report EFY 2006 (2013/14) Version 1

 

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

Yes, updated but has most recent health report

http://www.moh.gov.et/home

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2011–2012)

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

See page 13, Table 1

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 = 70; Official government estimate = 93

http://bit.ly/2b8HGj4

See page 11. WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

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

Not current (2014) – by region

http://bit.ly/2bkoceJ

Institutional deliveries unavailable by district but by region on page 15 of “HSDP IV Annual Performance Report EFY 2006 (2013/14) Version 1.” The annual report is from 2014, and institutional deliveries information is not current.

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

Not available (2010/2011)

http://bit.ly/2w01bne

Ethiopia’s Fifth National Health Accounts, 2010/2011

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

Available (2014)

http://bit.ly/2ezFd3U

Ethiopian National eHealth Strategy

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Not current (2016)

Completeness from government health facilities – 92%; timeliness – 92%

http://bit.ly/2ezapAB

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin Week 28 2016 (July 10 – 11, 2016)