Mali: HIS Indicators


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 for Mali. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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1. National health strategy

Current (2014–2023)

Plan Décennal de Développement Sanitaire et Social (PDDSS) 2014–2023

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2015–2019)

In-country contact

The M&E plan is included in the HIS strategic plan, "Plan Strategique du Systeme National d'Information Sanitaire et Sociale 2015–2019 (PS-SNISS 2015–2019)."

3. HIS policy

Not current (2015)

In-country contact

Manuel de Procedures du Systeme Local d'Information Sanitaire

4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2015–2019)

Plan Stratégique du Système National d’Information Sanitaire et Social 2015–2019 (PS-SNISS 2015–2019)

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2014–2023)

Indicators can be found on the current national health strategy plan (pages 37-39).

6. National HIS coordinating body


In-country contact

There are two formal coordinating bodies: Groupe thématique d'Appui à la Statistique, includes partners and representatives from national statistics; and DHIS 2 implementation steering committee, this committee oversees DHIS 2 implementation activities including data quality and use efforts.

7. Country has master facility list

Not current

In-country contact


8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed  (2009)


9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2009)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2015)

DHS (2012–2013)

MICS5 is in the report writing phase.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

45.4% live births and 4.3% deaths. Source is not civil registration but considered reliable by UN Stats.

Both data collected in 2009.

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

Yes, partial national roll-out

In-country contact

DHIS 2 was implemented in August 2016 in all districts in the country except districts in Kidal region.

13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015)

In-country contact

2015 Annual Statistics for the Local Health Information System (SLIS). Data from SLIS includes all health facilities except regional and national hospitals. 

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

Yes, updated


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


In-country contact

DQA is regularly carried out on malaria, immunization, HIV/AIDS, etc. by some health programs.

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2013)

Information on PRISM assessment in Mali can be found on page 5 of the document "Assessing and Improving RIHS – RHINO – Routine Health Information Network" by following the link.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information


In-country contact

Data obtained from 2015 Annual Statistics for the Local Health Information System (SLIS).

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


In-country contact

It is a requirement for all health facilities, districts, and regional health offices to use data for setting targets in their planning process.

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 75; Official Government estimate= 84

See page 11 of “WHO and UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision.”

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

Current (2015) – by regions and districts

In-country contact

Can be found inside the "2015 Annual Statistics for the Local Health Information System (SLIS)." The national average for institutional deliveries is 57%. The data from both regional and national hospitals are not included in the annual statistics. The comprehensive statistics including the regional and national hospitals have not yet been released.

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




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




24.Presence of procedures to verify the quality of data (accuracy, completeness, timeliness) reported




25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender




26. At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

Not available (2004)

Les Comptes Nationaux de la Santé du Mali 1994 - 2004

27. National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years




28. Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities




29. e-health strategy




30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting