Mozambique: HIS Indicators


MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 30 HIS indicators. As of August 2017, we had located the following indicators for Mozambique. 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 (2014–2019)

Plano Estratégico do Sector da Saúde PESS 2014-2019

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2014–2019) 

The M&E section of "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 para Saúde de 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 that will implement the Sistema de Informação para Saúde de Monitoria e Avaliação (SIS-MA) project for evaluating the current health information system is mentioned in the link provided.

7. Country has master facility list



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) and DHS (2011)

Data and reports are available following the links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Live births estimate 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)

Not current (2014)

In-country contact


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

Yes, updated but recent health data not available

Located website for MOH, but it is currently under construction.

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


In-country contact


20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 91; Official government estimate = 91

See page 8 of “WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision.”

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

Not current (2008)

In-country contact


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 (2006)

Mozambique National Health Accounts 2004-2006

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