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:

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. 





1. National health strategy

Current (2011–2021)

National Health and Social Welfare Policy and Plan 2011–2021

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2011–2021)

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

3. HIS policy

Not current (2009)

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

4. HIS strategic plan




5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2009)

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

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)


8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

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

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2008)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS1 (1995) & DHS (2013)

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


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)

Current (2014)  

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


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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2012)


18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

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

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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

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  


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.