Malawi

Malawi

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 Malawi. 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 (2011–2016)

http://bit.ly/2b09ghN

Malawi Health Sector Strategic Plan 2011–2016

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Not current (2003)

http://bit.ly/RUt4cg

Malawi Health Information System: National Policy and Strategy (August 2003)

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2003)

http://bit.ly/RUt4cg

Malawi Health Information System: National Policy and Strategy (August 2003)

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2011–2016)

http://bit.ly/2b09ghN

Found on pages 14–15 of current National Health Strategic plan (2011–2016).

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/RUt4cg

It is unknown if Malawi has an active HIS coordinating body, but the establishment of one was part of the 2003 HIS policy and strategy (Page 9, section 3.1).

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2009)

http://bit.ly/2aOUPCK

Health Information Systems Assessment Report

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2008)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2013–2014) and DHS (2015–2016)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aOASZB

Data and reports can be found using the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete –37.9% for live births and 10.0% for deaths

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, adoption by programs or partial national roll out

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.nsomalawi.mw

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

 

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

Yes, not updated and has no recent health report

http://bit.ly/2aN3kbf

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted – diagnostic tool applied (2010)

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

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 = 85; Official government estimate = 85

http://bit.ly/2bkKM8d

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

Unknown