Liberia

Liberia

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 Liberia. 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 (2011–2021)

http://bit.ly/2aEM2BT

National Health and Social Welfare Policy and Plan 2011–2021

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2011–2021)

http://bit.ly/2aOSRSJ

National Monitoring and Evaluation Policy and Strategic Plan for the Health Sector 2012–2021

3. HIS policy

Not current (2009)

http://bit.ly/2bja3wm

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Policy for the National Health Management Information System October 2008 [HMIS Policy 2009]

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2009)

http://bit.ly/2aOSRSJ

Found on pages 27–31 of the current M&E plan (2011–2021). The M&E plan is current, but the list of core health indicators was updated in 2009.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2bja3wm

It is unknown if Liberia has an active HIS coordinating body, but the establishment of one was part of the 2009 HIS policy (page 5).

7. Country has master facility list

Not current (2012)

http://bit.ly/2bkBEiv

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

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

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2008)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS1 (1995) & DHS (2013)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aWh5YM

Data and reports can be found following the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete –18.2% for live births and unknown for deaths

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, nationally

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/2aPp6x3

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2014)

http://bit.ly/2b93ISE  

Ministry of Health and Republic of Liberia 2014 Annual Report

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

Yes – site is currently updating

http://www.mohsw.gov.lr

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2012)

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

(2014) – 72% for out patient department and 73% for in patient department

http://bit.ly/2b93ISE

In the annual health report, percentage of facilities reporting is listed by out-patient/in-patient department for the country and displayed graphically by counties (pages 10–11). 

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 58; Official government estimate = 58

http://bit.ly/2aWghmO

Page 8

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

Not current (2014) and only found the national estimate

http://bit.ly/2b93ISE  

 

Institutional deliveries available by district on page 18 of the annual report. The annual report is from 2014, but institutional deliveries information is not current.