Myanmar/Burma

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: 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 (2012– 2017)

http://bit.ly/2cEbTLi

Health Workforce Strategic Plan 2012–2017

2. Health Sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS Strategic Plan

Not current (2011–2015)

http://bit.ly/2dCs9tn

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

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2015)

http://bit.ly/2cEdbpA

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

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2006)

http://bit.ly/2dGRqp0

Myanmar Health Information System: Review and Assessment

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS3

(2009–10)

DHS (2015–16)  

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aZJ0qN

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

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, sub-nationally

https://www.dhis2.org/deployments

Pilot stage or early phase in roll-out

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.csostat.gov.mm/

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2012)

http://bit.ly/2cEdbpA

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

http://www.moh.gov.mm/index.html

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

(2012)

Listed by regions and states

http://bit.ly/2cEdbpA

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

http://bit.ly/2d7B1vr

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

(2012)

Listed nationally

http://bit.ly/2cEdbpA

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