Myanmar/Burma: HIS Indicators

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 30 indicators. As of August 2017, MEASURE Evaluation had located the following indicators for Myanmar/Burma. Indicator definitions can be found here: https://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/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 (2012)

http://bit.ly/2cEdbpA

Indicators tables can be found inside the expired Health Statistic Report.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2dCs9tn

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 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/2wMNZSZ

Data and reports can be found on the following links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

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

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, pilot/early phase for DHIS2

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

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 (2013)

http://bit.ly/2gAe0i6

Annual Public Health Statistic 2013

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

Yes, updated and has recent information online

http://bit.ly/2kWObxB

 

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

Country is not listed.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

(2013) Listed by regions and states

http://bit.ly/2gAe0i6

This can be found on page 12 of the 2013 Annual Public Health Statistics Report.

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

http://bit.ly/2d7B1vr

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

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

(2013) Listed nationally

http://bit.ly/2gAe0i6

Can be found on page 21 (figure 13: “Percent of delivery by different birth attendants”) of the 2013 Annual Public Health Statistics Report.

22. Existence of policies, laws, and regulations mandating public and private health facilities/ providers to report indicators determined by the national HIS

Unknown

 

 

23. Availability of standards/guidelines for RHIS data collection, reporting, and analysis

Available (2012)

http://bit.ly/2vGw9Fv

Data Dictionary for Health Services Indicators

24.Presence of procedures to verify the quality of data (accuracy, completeness, timeliness) reported

Unknown

 

 

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Unknown

 

 

26. At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

Available (2013)

http://bit.ly/2gFATVh

National Health Accounts Myanmar (2012-2013)

27. National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years

Unknown

 

 

28. Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities

Unknown

 

 

29. e-health strategy

Unknown

 

 

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Unknown