Namibia

Namibia.pngMEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for Namibia. 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 (2010–2020)

http://bit.ly/1VSWanM

National Health Policy Framework 2010–2020

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

 

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Unknown

 

 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2005)

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

All HMN documents and tools can be downloaded using this link.

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2011)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2013)

http://bit.ly/2bkVE5M

Data and reports can be found at the link provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 29.1% for live births and 10.7% for deaths

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, pilot/early phase

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://nsa.org.na

 

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2013)

http://bit.ly/2aWr9kq

Ministry of Health and Social Services Annual Report 2012/2013

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

Yes, updated and has health report (not current)

http://www.mhss.gov.na

 

Located website for MOH, but currently under construction.

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

Unknown

 

 

19. Proportion (facility, district, national) offices using data for setting targets and monitoring

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 83; Official government estimate = 83

http://bit.ly/2aP28u2  

 

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

Unknown