MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this section of the website for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for Nepal. 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

Not current (2010–2015)

Nepal Health Sector Programme Implementation Plan II (NHSP-IP 2) 2010–2015

2. Health Sector M&E plan

Not current (2010–2015)

M&E Framework: Nepal Health Sector Programme II 2010–2015

3. HIS policy




4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2002–2006)

Health Sector Information System National Strategy

5. Country has set of core health indicators



Indicators can be found inside the expired M&E health sector plan on pages 9–12.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

HIS strategic plan discussed the establishment of a committee (page 13) but activity is unknown.

7. Country has master facility list




8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed



9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2011)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2014)

DHS (2011) LSMS (2010)

Data and reports can be found on the following links provided

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 11.4% for live births and 4.5% for deaths

Both data were collected in 2011.

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)

Current (2014)

Annual Report Department of Health Services 2013/2014


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

Yes, updated and has recent health reports


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


81% hospitals, 100% primary health care centers, 100% health and sub-health posts,

Can be found inside the current health statistic report on page vii under “Health Service Coverage Fact Sheet.”

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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 88; Official government estimate= 88

WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage: 2014 revision.

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



The current Health Statistic Report (page 67)  has information for institutional delivery at the regional and national level. It is presented as a percentage of expected deliveries. It was 50% at the national level.