MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 21 indicators. As of September 2016, MEASURE Evaluation had located the following indicators for Myanmar/Burma. 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 (2012– 2017)

Health Workforce Strategic Plan 2012–2017

2. Health Sector M&E plan




3. HIS policy




4. HIS Strategic Plan

Not current (2011–2015)

Five-year strategic plan (2011–2015) Health Information System

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2015)

Indicators tables can be found inside the expired Health Statistic Report

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown


Can be found inside the expired HIS strategic plan on page 24.

On page 8, under “Brief History of Health Information System in Myanmar” there is proof that the HIS coordinating body has been established.

7. Country has master facility list




8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2006)

Myanmar Health Information System: Review and Assessment

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)


10. Availability of national health surveys 



DHS (2015–16)

Data and reports can be found on the following links provided

 DHS survey is still ongoing

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Civil registration, estimated less than 90% complete


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

Yes, sub-nationally

Pilot stage or early phase in roll-out

13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2012)

Public Health Statistic 2012

Myanmar Health Statistic 2010

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

Yes, updated and has recent information online


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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted


18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information


Listed by regions and states

Can be found inside the expired National Health statistics on page 11–12

19. Proportion (Facility, District, National) offices using data for setting targets an




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 86; Official government estimate =84

Myanmar: WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage: 2015 revision

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


Listed nationally

Can be found inside the expired Health Statistic Report on page 20, figure 13 “Percent of delivery by different birth attendants”