MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 21 indicators. As of January 2017, 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 (2012)

Indicator 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 additional evidence 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 links provided.

DHS survey is still ongoing.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete—live births and deaths estimated less than 90% complete


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

Yes, pilot/early phase for DHIS2

Pilot stage or early phase in rollout

13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2012)

Public Health Statistic 2012

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 pages 11–12.

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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

See page 11 of “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.”