MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for Ethiopia. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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



Health Sector Transformation Plan HSTP

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


2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2008)

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

3. HIS policy




4. HIS strategic plan



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

5. Country has set of core health indicators



Indicators were found on pages 55–59 of current National Heath Strategy plan.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

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




8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

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


9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2007)



10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS1 (1995) and DHS (2016)

Data and reports can be found on links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 28.8% for live births and 10.9% for deaths


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

Yes, nationally



13. Country has national statistics office




14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2014)

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


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

Yes, updated and has recent health report



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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts



18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 70; Official government estimate = 81

Page 10

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

Not current (2014) – by region


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