Kenya: HIS Indicators

Kenya

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 30 HIS indicators. As of August 2017, MEASURE Evaluation had located the following indicators. 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 (2013–2017)

http://bit.ly/2bkzf7o

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

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2014–2018)

http://bit.ly/2aWdfz2

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)

http://bit.ly/2b1UYQ0

Health Sector Health Information System Policy

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2009–2014)

http://bit.ly/2blOsCl

Health Sector Strategic Plan for Health Information System 2009–2014

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2014 – 2018)

http://bit.ly/2aWdfz2

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

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2blOsCl

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

Undated

http://bit.ly/2wkOvIw 

Follow link, and click on “Find facilities” located at the top right to search and download health facilities list.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2008)

http://bit.ly/2bkE0PO

Report for the Assessment of the Health Information System of Kenya

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2009)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2013-2014) and DHS (2014)

http://bit.ly/1JpmGDu

http://bit.ly/2aWenCq

 

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Live births and deaths are less than 90% complete

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, nationally

https://hiskenya.org

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.knbs.or.ke

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current not online (2013–2014)

In-country contact

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

http://bit.ly/2aWe9LG

 

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

Yes not online (2014)

http://bit.ly/2xXbdL3

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

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

 

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

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 75; Official government estimate = 75

http://bit.ly/2b0451l

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

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

Yes

In-country contact

Available in DHIS 2

22. Existence of policies, laws, and regulations mandating public and private health facilities/ providers to report indicators determined by the national HIS

Available (partially)

 http://bit.ly/2wHWt2t

Private Health Sector Policy 2003

23. Availability of standards/guidelines for RHIS data collection, reporting, and analysis

Available (partially – only available for HIV and CHS)

http://bit.ly/2xzS94P

http://bit.ly/2xp7H9v

http://bit.ly/2xXTiEe  

Can be found on page 23 of Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Community Health Services (2014–2018).

Can be found on page 21-36 of National Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (Pillar One).

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework Indicator Manual: HIV/AIDS &STI Control

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

Available (2012-2013)

 http://bit.ly/2hmF08Y

Kenya National Health Accounts 2012/13

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 (2011-2017)

http://bit.ly/2x6m0T0

Kenya National e-Health Strategy 2011-2017

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Unknown