Guyana: HIS Indicators

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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 Guyana. 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 (2013–2020)

http://bit.ly/2w0wU7J

Health Vision 2020: A National Health Strategy for Guyana, 2013–2020

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not available

In-country contact

There is an M&E plan only for HIV.

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Not available

In-country contact

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2020)

http://bit.ly/2aEFFhV

Indicators are found on pages 27–28 of current National Health Strategy plan.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not available

In-country contact

Apart from the established Management Information System (MIS) unit at the MOH, there is a Strategic Information Group that recently formed.

7. Country has master facility list

Yes, undated

http://www.health.gov.gy

 

On MOH link provided, there are lists of health facilities by regions under “Regional health facilities” located on left side column toward top of the page.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

 

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2012)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

 

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5  (2014)

DHS (2009)

LSMS (1992)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2b8QVQa

http://bit.ly/2biVhp2

 

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown estimate for live births and deaths

estimate is over 90% complete.

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, nationally

 

 

Using DHIS 2

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/2bj1Xnm

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Available but not current

In-country contact

Ministry of Public Health's Statistical Bulletin

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

Yes, undated and has no recent health report

http://www.health.gov.gy

 

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

Not available

In-country contact

HIV DQA will be conducted next year, and a DQA on TB indicator may be added.

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

Country is not listed.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Not available

In-country contact

There is no central health information system where all data is housed. Each program has its own database.

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 99; Official government estimate = 101

http://bit.ly/2bkuE5u

 

See page 8. WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

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

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Unknown