MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of January 2017, we had located the following indicators for Mozambique. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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1. National health strategy

Current (2014–2019)


Plano Estratégico do Sector da Saúde PESS 2014–2019

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2014–2019)

M&E section, “Plano Nacional de Monitoria e Avaliação—Sector de Saúde PESS 2014-2019” is located on pages 128–133 of the National Health Strategy plan, “Plano Estratégico do Sector da Saúde PESS 2014–2019.”

3. HIS policy

Not available


An HIS policy is unavailable, but the Sistema de Informação de Saúde para Monitoria e Avaliação (SIS-MA) project for evaluating the current health information system is mentioned in the link provided.

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2009–2014)

Plano Estratégico do Sistema de Informação para a Saúde (SIS) 2009–2014

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2014–2019)

Found on page XIV of current national health strategy plan (2014–2019).

6. National HIS coordinating body


A National HIS coordinating body is unavailable, but a joint team—comprised of MOASIS, JEMBI, MOH, Critical Software, and Eduardo Mondiane University—will implement the Sistema de Informação de Saúde para Monitoria e Avaliação (SIS-MA) project for evaluating the current health information system (see link provided).

7. Country has master facility list

Yes, undated


8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2008)

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

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2007)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS3 (2008) & DHS (2011)

Data and reports are available following the links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

The live births estimate is less than 90% complete, and 18.8% for deaths (source is not civil registration but considered reliable by UN Stats).



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

Yes, national deployment of DHIS2


13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2014)

In-country contact


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

Yes, updated but recent health data not available


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


Located summary and PowerPoint on APHA website that mentions DQA was conducted in 2014; Indicators assessed are listed on slide 5 of PowerPoint

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2010)


18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information


In-country contact


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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 85%; Official government estimate = 85%

See page 6.

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

Not current (2008)

In-country contact