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

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1. National health strategy

Current (2013–2017)


Kenya Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan (KHSSP) July 2013–June 2017

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2014–2018)

Accelerating Attainment of Universal Health Coverage: Health Sector Monitoring and Evaluation Framework July 2014–June 2018

3. HIS policy

(Undated but has a figure of the health sector policies with dates on them)

Health Sector Health Information System Policy

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current


Health Sector Strategic Plan for Health Information System 2009–2014

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2014)

Found on pages 21–27 of current M&E plan.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

It is unknown if Kenya has an active HIS coordinating body, but the establishment of one was part of the 2009–2014 HIS strategic plan (Page 17).

7. Country has master facility list



8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2008)

Report for the Assessment of the Health Information System of Kenya

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2009)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS2 (2000) and DHS (2014)


11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)


Birth Registration= 62%

Death coverage= 45%

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)

Not current or online(2014)


The Annual Health Sector Performance Report (AHSPR) 2013/14

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

Yes, updated and has no recent health report 


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

Yes, not online(2014)


Government of Kenya’s Data Quality Audit Report, August 2014

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

Country is not listed.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




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



All counties and sub-counties do annual work planning and performance reviews every year where data is used, but there is no mechanism to track this.

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 79; Official government estimate = 79

Page 10

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



Available in DHIS 2