Guyana

Guyana.pngMEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, 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/2aEFFhV

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

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2010)

http://bit.ly/2aEFFhV

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

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

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 “Health Facilities” located at the bottom 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), and LSMS (1992)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

 

http://bit.ly/2b8QVQa

http://bit.ly/2biVhp2

 

 

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

Percentage of both births and deaths not listed.

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

Yes, nationally

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

Using DHIS 2

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/2bj1Xnm

 

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

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

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 = 52; Official government estimate = 62

http://bit.ly/2bkuE5u

 

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

Unknown